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Cyril Foley      

Full name Cyril Pelham Foley

Born November 1, 1868, Westminster, London

Died March 9, 1936, Wimborne St Giles, Dorset (aged 67 years 129 days)

Major teams Cambridge University, Middlesex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm slow

Education Eton College: Cambridge University

Relation Cousin - PH Foley

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 123 207 16 3175 117 16.62 2 43 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 123 68 26 1 1/14 26.00 2.29 68.0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1888 - 1891
Profile

Lieut. Col. Cyril Foley enjoyed the very special distinction of being in the Eton elevens of 1886-87 when both matches with Winchester and Harrow were won, and then helping Cambridge beat Oxford three times - 1889 to 1891. Patient and sound in defence he scored freely to the off side. Usually going in first he seldom failed. Against Harrow in 1886 he made 114 and 36. His scores next year were 37 and 8 while against Winchester he played innings of 38 and 23 and 23 and 7. For Cambridge he was equally consistent with 22, 26 and 1 not out, 12 and 41.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Worcs at Chester-le-Street - Jun 26-29
Durham 197 Worcs 349/8 (79 ov)
Essex v Middlesex at Chelmsford - Jun 26-29
Middlesex 246 Essex 106/0 (36 ov)
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - Jun 26-29
Derbyshire 288 Glamorgan 107/4 (33.4 ov)
Hampshire v Somerset at Southampton - Jun 26-29
Hampshire 211/9d Somerset 43/1 (19 ov)
Northants v Leics at Northampton - Jun 26-29
Northants 261 Leics 133/8 (54 ov)
Notts v Kent at Nottingham - Jun 26-29
Kent 180 Notts 287/4 (76.3 ov)
Sussex v Gloucs at Hove - Jun 26-29
Sussex 358/9d Gloucs 31/0 (7 ov)
Warwickshire v Lancashire at Birmingham - Jun 26-29
Lancashire 273 Warwickshire 100/3 (44.4 ov)
Yorkshire v Surrey at Leeds - Jun 26-29
Surrey 374/6 (96 ov)
ENG Women v PAK Women at Leicester - Jun 27
ENG Women 377/7 PAK Women 107/3 (29.2/50 ov, target 378)
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