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Theophilus Greatorex      

Full name Theophilus Greatorex

Born December 14, 1864, Hyde Park, Westminster, London

Died July 27, 1933, Pimlico, Westminster, London (aged 68 years 225 days)

Major teams Cambridge University, Middlesex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Education Harrow College; Cambridge University

Relation Brother - JEA Greatorex

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 19 32 1 338 44* 10.90 0 0 7 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 19 92 61 6 3/4 10.16 3.97 15.3 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1883-1892
Profile

Rev. Canon Theophilus Greatorex, of the Harrow XIs of 1882 and 1883, died suddenly in London on July 27. In 1883 he was awarded the Ebrington Cup for his batting. He appeared in a couple of matches for Middlesex the same year, and played for Cambridge University in 1884, 1885 and 1886, but did not get his blue. His highest score in county cricket was 44 not out in his first season for Middlesex, for whom he made isolated appearances in 1892 and played for the county's second XI as far on as 1896. He had a fine, free style of batting, but whilst practising at Cambridge early in 1884 broke a finger and this greatly interfered with his play. After his cricketing days he became Rector of Guildford, Western Australia.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

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