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William Tonge      

Full name William Corrie Tonge

Born April 14, 1862, Starborough, Dormans Land, Surrey

Died May 2, 1943, Fulmer Grange, Buckinghamshire (aged 81 years 18 days)

Major teams Gloucestershire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 2 2 0 8 5 4.00 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1880 - 1880
Profile

Lieut. Colonel William Corrie Tonge, DSO, died on May 2 after a long illness, aged 81. A very good batsman, he captained Cheltenham College in his third season, 1880, in the XI, and was tried for Gloucestershire while still at school. Two years afterwards he played for Sandhurst, and from 1895 he appeared for Norfolk, being an officer in the county regiment.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
1st Youth Test: England U19 v S Lanka U19 at Cambridge - Jul 26-29
England U19 352/4 (96 ov)
North Group: Leics v Lancashire at Leicester - Jul 26
Leics won by 131 runs
South Group: Somerset v Middlesex at Taunton - Jul 26
Somerset won by 4 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)
North Group: Warwickshire v Northants at Birmingham - Jul 26
Warwickshire won by 8 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)
South Group: Essex v Glamorgan at Chelmsford - Jul 26
Glamorgan 324/8 Essex 324/6 (49/50 ov)
South Group: Hampshire v Kent at Southampton - Jul 26
Kent won by 5 wickets (with 39 balls remaining)
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