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Claude Taylor      

Full name Claude Hilary Taylor

Born February 6, 1904, Leicester

Died January 28, 1966, North Foreland, Sherfield-on-Loddon, Hampshire (aged 61 years 356 days)

Major teams Leicestershire, Oxford University

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak googly

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 88 147 11 3378 123 24.83 9 66 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 88 1484 920 21 2/6 43.80 3.71 70.6 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1922 - 1927
Profile

Wisden Obituary
Claude Hilary Taylor, who died on January 27, aged 61, achieved fame in 1923 when he became the first Freshman in history to hit a century in the University match.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Hampshire at Chester-le-Street - Sep 1-3
Hampshire won by 7 wickets
Essex v Northants at Chelmsford - Sep 1-4
Essex 360 & 55/1 (24.1 ov) Northants 275
Kent v Lancashire at Canterbury - Sep 1-4
Kent 570/8d Lancashire 259 & 47/2 (15.4 ov) (f/o)
Leics v Gloucs at Leicester - Sep 1-4
Leics 415 Gloucs 249/8 (86.4 ov)
Surrey v Derbyshire at The Oval - Sep 1-4
Derbyshire 313 Surrey 560 (158.3 ov)
Warwickshire v Middlesex at Birmingham - Sep 1-4
Middlesex 207 Warwickshire 224/8 (82 ov)
Worcs v Sussex at Worcester - Sep 1-4
Worcs 210 & 59/3 (26 ov) Sussex 510/5d
Yorkshire v Somerset at Leeds - Sep 1-3
Yorkshire won by an innings and 126 runs
1st ODI: England v Australia at Southampton - Sep 3
Australia 305/6 England 199/7 (37/50 ov)
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