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Leonard Irvine      

Full name Leonard George Irvine

Born January 11, 1906, Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra, India

Died April 27, 1973, Canterbury, Kent (aged 67 years 106 days)

Major teams Cambridge University, Kent

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 28 35 16 154 14* 8.10 0 0 13 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 28 3726 2287 98 7/79 23.33 3.68 38.0 7 2
Career statistics
First-class span 1926 - 1928
Profile

Wisden obituary
Colonel Leonard George Irvine, late RAMC, who died suddenly at Canterbury on April 27, aged 67, coming up to Cambridge from Taunton School, took eleven wickets in the Freshman's match in 1926 and finished the season with the notable record of 52 wickets at 1959 for the University. Next year on slow pitches he was less successful and in 1928 lost his place. A slow leg-spinner, he made one appearance for Kent in 1927 when neither Freeman nor Marriott was available.
The Cricketer, June 1973

Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Worcs at Chester-le-Street - Jun 26-29
Durham 197 Worcs 367 (86.4 ov)
Essex v Middlesex at Chelmsford - Jun 26-29
Middlesex 246 & 27/0 (13 ov) Essex 542/3d
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - Jun 26-29
Derbyshire 288 & 160 Glamorgan 237 & 0/1 (6 ov, target 212)
Hampshire v Somerset at Southampton - Jun 26-29
Hampshire 211/9d Somerset 135/8 (46.1 ov)
Northants v Leics at Northampton - Jun 26-29
Northants 261 & 289/7d Leics 157 & 44/0 (16 ov, target 394)
Notts v Kent at Nottingham - Jun 26-29
Kent 180 & 214/7 (74 ov) Notts 371
Sussex v Gloucs at Hove - Jun 26-29
Sussex 358/9d Gloucs 150/1 (51 ov)
Warwickshire v Lancashire at Birmingham - Jun 26-29
Lancashire 273 & 178/4 (70 ov) Warwickshire 321
Yorkshire v Surrey at Leeds - Jun 26-29
Surrey 516/7d Yorkshire 27/1 (10.5 ov)
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