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Francis Lear      

Full name Francis Lear

Born August 23, 1823, Downton, Wiltshire

Died February 19, 1914, Salisbury, Wiltshire (aged 90 years 180 days)

Major teams Oxford University

Education Winchester; Oxford University

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 4 6 1 38 14* 7.60 0 0 2 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class debut Oxford University v Marylebone Cricket Club at Oxford, May 24-25, 1843 scorecard
Last First-class Oxford University v Cambridge University at Lord's, Jul 4-5, 1844 scorecard
Profile

THE VENERABLE FRANCIS LEAR, late Archdeacon of Sarum, who died at Salisbury on February 19, was born at Dounton, Wilts., on August 23, 1823, and was thus one of the oldest of cricketers. At Winchester, where he was contemporary with V. C. Smith and Fred Gale, he was in the Eleven in 1841, scoring 0 and 1 v. Harrow, and 1 and 11 v. Eton. In 1843 and 1844 he played for Oxford against Cambridge, scoring 1 and 6 in the former year and 6 in the latter. He lived practically all his life in the Salisbury diocese and served under six Bishops.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Youth Test: India U19 v England U19 at Nagpur - Feb 21-24
England U19 300/8 (110 ov)
2nd unofficial Test: Sri Lanka A v Eng Lions at Dambulla
Feb 24-27, 2017 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST -1d | 22:30 CST -1d | 20:30 PST -1d)
UWI VC XI v England at Basseterre
Feb 25, 2017
WICB Pres XI v England at Basseterre
Feb 27, 2017
1st unofficial ODI: Sri Lanka A v Eng Lions at Dambulla
Mar 2, 2017 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST -1d | 22:30 CST -1d | 20:30 PST -1d)
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