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Leslie Gay      

Full name Leslie Hewitt Gay

Born March 24, 1871, Brighton, Sussex

Died November 1, 1949, Salcombe Hill, Sidmouth, Devon (aged 78 years 222 days)

Major teams England, Cambridge University, Hampshire, Somerset

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 1 2 0 37 33 18.50 0 0 3 0 3 1
First-class 46 80 15 1005 60* 15.46 0 2 70 20
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 46 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Only Test Australia v England at Sydney, Dec 14-20, 1894 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1891 - 1904
Profile

Wisden obituary
Major Leslie Hewitt Gay, who played in a Test match in Australia in the winter of 1894-95 and kept goal at soccer for England, Cambridge University Corinthians and Old Brightonians, died at Sidmouth on November 1, aged 78. A cousin of Mr. K. J. Key, captain of Surrey, Gay, who was born at Brighton on March 24, 1871, kept wicket for Cambridge against Oxford in 1892 and 1893. He helped Hampshire and Somerset between 1888 and 1900, and appeared for Gentlemen v. Players at the Oval in 1892. In 1894, when a member of the Somerset team, he toured Australia with A. E. Stoddart's team but played only in the first Test. At football, Gay kept goal in the University Match in 1892 and was capped for England against Scotland in 1893, and against Scotland and Wales the following year.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Sussex at Chester-le-Street - Apr 26-29
Sussex 335 & 115/3 Durham 339
Gloucs v Derbyshire at Bristol - Apr 26-29
Gloucs 275 Derbyshire 511/8
Hampshire v Notts at Southampton - Apr 26-29
Notts 371 Hampshire 167/4
Lancashire v Kent at Manchester - Apr 26-29
Lancashire 444 Kent 214/7
Leics v Northants at Leicester - Apr 26-29
Northants 251 & 105/2 Leics 305
Somerset v Middlesex at Taunton - Apr 26-29
Somerset 408 Middlesex 306/7
Surrey v Essex at The Oval - Apr 26-29
Surrey 340 Essex 266/2
Yorkshire v Warwickshire at Leeds - Apr 26-29
Warwickshire 435 Yorkshire 128/3
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