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Maurice Crouch      

Full name Maurice Alfred Crouch

Born August 9, 1917, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

Died March 19, 2001, Morocco (aged 83 years 222 days)

Major teams Cambridgeshire, Marylebone Cricket Club, Minor Counties

Batting style Right-hand bat

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 4 7 0 205 81 29.28 0 1 7 0
List A 1 1 0 28 28 28.00 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 4 - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1950-1952
List A span 1964-1964
Profile

Maurice Alfred Crouch, who died in Morocco on March 19 aged 83, was a right-hand batsman educated at Oundle. He played for Cambridgeshire in the Minor Counties championship from 1936-1965 and captained the team from 1952. He also played four first-class matches between 1950 and 1952, three for MCC and one for Minor Counties, accruing 205 runs in seven innings. His best score was 81 against Oxford at Lord's in 1952 when he shared an opening stand of 157 in two hours with Yorkshire's Harry Halliday. Crouch was a member of the XL club and among the other clubs he played for were March, Wisbech, Camden and St Giles.
Robert Brooke, The Cricketer

Country Fixtures Country Results
Hampshire v Kent at Southampton - Sep 15-18
Kent 507 Hampshire 127/3
Leics v Essex at Leicester - Sep 15-16
Essex won by an innings and 79 runs
Notts v Sussex at Nottingham - Sep 15-18
Sussex 391 Notts 310/3
Somerset v Middlesex at Taunton - Sep 15-18
Somerset 523/9d Middlesex 64/7
Surrey v Derbyshire at The Oval - Sep 15-18
Surrey 181 & 279 Derbyshire 210
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