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Peter Gracey      

Full name Peter Bosworth Kirkwood Gracey

Born December 12, 1921, Bannu, North-West Frontier Province, India

Died September 13, 2006, Playle, Sussex (aged 84 years 275 days)

Major teams Europeans (India), Oxford University

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Education Wellington College; Brasenose College, Oxford

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 5 9 1 176 61 22.00 0 1 7 0
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5w 10
First-class 5 54 2 2/21 27.00 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1945/46 - 1948
Profile

Like a number of other English players serving in the forces - he was in the RAF - Peter Gracey, batsman and legspinner who had been in the Wellington XI for four years, made his first-class debut for Europeans in India in 1945-46 where he made his highest score - 61 - as well as taking 2 for 21. He went to Oxford in 1941, winning a war-time Blue, and returned there after the war and made four more appearances in 1947 and 1948 without winning a full Blue. He did, however, wins Blues at hockey and golf.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Investec Test: England v Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street - May 27-31
England 498/9d Sri Lanka 101 & 222/4 (63.1 ov) (f/o)
Northants v Essex at Northampton - May 28-31
Northants 444 Essex 200/1 (54.4 ov)
Notts v Durham at Nottingham - May 28-31
Notts 534 Durham 137/4 (29.3 ov)
Somerset v Surrey at Taunton - May 28-31
Surrey 264 & 66/6 (35.4 ov) Somerset 102
Sussex v Derbyshire at Hove - May 28-31
Derbyshire 150 Sussex 296/2 (74.4 ov)
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 29-Jun 1
Leics 281/6 (80.4 ov)
Middlesex v Hampshire at Northwood - May 29-Jun 1
Middlesex 282/2 (75.1 ov)
Worcs v Gloucs at Worcester - May 29-Jun 1
Worcs 282/7 (82 ov)
Yorkshire v Lancashire at Leeds - May 29-Jun 1
Yorkshire 231/8 (80.1 ov)
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