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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
Essex v Australians at Chelmsford - Jul 1-4
Australians 562 & 212/8 (67 ov) Essex 414
North Group: Leics v Warwickshire at Leicester
Jul 4, 2015 (14:30 local | 13:30 GMT | 09:30 EDT | 08:30 CDT | 06:30 PDT)
Leics v Kent at Leicester
Jul 5-8, 2015 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Notts v Middlesex at Nottingham
Jul 5-8, 2015 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Somerset v Sussex at Taunton
Jul 5-8, 2015 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Warwickshire v Yorkshire at Birmingham
Jul 5-8, 2015 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
North Group: Derbyshire v Northants at Chesterfield
Jul 5, 2015 (14:30 local | 13:30 GMT | 09:30 EDT | 08:30 CDT | 06:30 PDT)
North Group: Worcs v Durham at Worcester
Jul 5, 2015 (14:30 local | 13:30 GMT | 09:30 EDT | 08:30 CDT | 06:30 PDT)
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