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Francis Henley      

Full name Francis Anthony Hoste Henley

Born February 11, 1884, Woodbridge, Suffolk

Died June 26, 1963, Gustard Wood House, Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire (aged 79 years 135 days)

Major teams Middlesex, Oxford University

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast

Education Forest School; Oxford University

Relation Father - AA Henley, Uncle - R Henley, Nephew - DF Henley

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 15 26 3 257 52* 11.17 0 1 14 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 15 1760 1106 41 4/39 26.97 3.77 42.9 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1903 - 1908
Profile

Francis Henley, who died on June 26, aged 79, was in the Forest School XI before going to Oxford, for whom he played against Cambridge in 1905. A fast bowler, he took 1 for 40 and 3 for 39 and scored 1 and 11. He experienced an extraordinary piece of good fortune during the second innings, when a ball touched his leg stump without removing a bail. In 1905, too, he was a member of the M.C.C. team who, under the captaincy of E. W. Mann, visited the U.S.A., where he scored 207 runs, average 20.70, and headed the bowling figures with 42 wickets for 8.40 runs each. He took part in three matches with Middlesex in 1908 and also appeared for Suffolk.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
1st Youth Test: England U19 v S Lanka U19 at Cambridge - Jul 26-29
England U19 500/9d S Lanka U19 96/2 (37 ov)
North Group: Derbyshire v Lancashire at Derby - Jul 27
Lancashire won by 27 runs
South Group: Surrey v Gloucs at The Oval - Jul 27
Surrey won by 165 runs
South Group: Sussex v Hampshire at Hove - Jul 27
Hampshire won by 9 runs
South Group: Middlesex v Essex at Lord's
Jul 28, 2016 (18:15 local | 17:15 GMT | 13:15 EDT | 12:15 CDT | 10:15 PDT)
South Group: Sussex v Glamorgan at Hove
Jul 28, 2016 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
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