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Francis Buckland      

Full name Francis Matthew Buckland

Born August 27, 1854, Laleham-on-Thames, Middlesex

Died March 7, 1913, Bexhill-on-Sea, Sussex (aged 58 years 192 days)

Major teams Middlesex, Oxford University

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium (roundarm)

Education Eton College; Oxford University

Relation Brother - EH Buckland

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 24 40 5 829 117* 23.68 2 21 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 24 3600 1199 71 6/48 16.88 1.99 50.7 4 2
Career statistics
First-class span 1874 - 1891
Profile

Francis Buckland was in the Eton XI in 1871-72-73 and the Oxford XI from 1875 to 1877 inclusive. At Eton he bowled slow medium-pace with a languid action but he lost some of his zip while at Oxford and was less effective. In three years at Eton he took 36 wickets against Winchester and 26 against Harrow.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Sussex at Chester-le-Street - Apr 26-29
Sussex 335 Durham 165/4
Gloucs v Derbyshire at Bristol - Apr 26-29
Gloucs 275 Derbyshire 91/1
Hampshire v Notts at Southampton - Apr 26-29
Notts 367/9
Lancashire v Kent at Manchester - Apr 26-29
Lancashire 396/7
Leics v Northants at Leicester - Apr 26-29
Northants 251 Leics 155/3
Somerset v Middlesex at Taunton - Apr 26-29
Somerset 408 Middlesex 96/2
Surrey v Essex at The Oval - Apr 26-29
Surrey 340 Essex 2/0
Yorkshire v Warwickshire at Leeds - Apr 26-29
Warwickshire 360/5
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