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Maurice Coxhead      

Full name Maurice Edward Coxhead

Born May 24, 1889, Kensington, London

Died May 3, 1917, near Monchy, France (aged 27 years 344 days)

Major teams Middlesex, Oxford University

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast

Education Eastbourne College; Oxford University

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 6 8 0 29 9 3.62 0 0 4 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 6 480 300 13 5/53 23.07 3.75 36.9 1 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1909 - 1911
Profile

Maurice Coxhead was a fast bowler who captained the XI at Eastbourne and played a handful of games for Oxford and also turned out twice for Middlesex in 1911, his penultimate year at university. His best return was 5 for 53 on his debut for the university against Kent. On leaving he was immediately gazetted into the Royal Fusiliers and he served on the western front from 1915.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Investec Test: England v New Zealand at Leeds - May 29-Jun 2
New Zealand 297/8
South Group: Kent v Surrey at Beckenham - May 29
Kent won by 23 runs
North Group: Worcs v Leics at Worcester - May 29
Worcs won by 6 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)
South Group: Glamorgan v Hampshire at Cardiff - May 29
Hampshire won by 21 runs
North Group: Northants v Warwickshire at Northampton - May 29
Warwickshire won by 5 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
North Group: Derbyshire v Lancashire at Derby - May 29
Derbyshire won by 5 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)
South Group: Essex v Somerset at Chelmsford - May 29
Somerset won by 3 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
South Group: Sussex v Middlesex at Hove - May 29
Middlesex won by 42 runs
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