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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
Kent v Surrey at Beckenham - May 24-27
Kent 282 & 204 Surrey 292 & 44/1
Lancashire v Derbyshire at Southport - May 24-27
Derbyshire 370 & 123/3 Lancashire 551
Somerset v Yorkshire at Taunton - May 24-27
Yorkshire 438 & 171/5 Somerset 485
Worcs v Durham at Worcester - May 24-27
Worcs 323 & 192 Durham 198 & 270/3
North Group: Leics v Durham at Leicester
May 28, 2015 (17:30 local | 16:30 GMT | 12:30 EDT | 11:30 CDT | 09:30 PDT)
South Group: Middlesex v Kent at Lord's
May 28, 2015 (18:15 local | 17:15 GMT | 13:15 EDT | 12:15 CDT | 10:15 PDT)
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