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Cecil Abercrombie      

Full name Cecil Halliday Abercrombie

Born April 12, 1886, Mozufferpore, India

Died May 31, 1916, naval action off Jutland (HMS Defence) (aged 30 years 49 days)

Major teams Hampshire

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 16 31 3 1126 165 40.21 4 2 11 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 16 551 329 8 3/27 41.12 3.58 68.8 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1910 - 1913
Profile

Born in India on April 12, 1886, was killed aged 30 in the naval action off Jutland on May 31, 1916, while serving as a Lieutenant in the Royal Navy on HMS Defence.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Cambs MCCU v Notts at Cambridge - Mar 28-30
Notts 339 & 46/2 (19 ov) Cambs MCCU 123
Glamorgan v Cardiff MCCU at Cardiff - Mar 28-30
Glamorgan 342/7 (89.2 ov)
Gloucs v Durham MCCU at Bristol - Mar 28-30
Gloucs 405/7d Durham MCCU 78/2 (17 ov)
Kent v Lds-Brd MCCU at Canterbury - Mar 28-30
Kent 370/6d & 47/1 (12 ov) Lds-Brd MCCU 204
Leics v Lbroug MCCU at Leicester - Mar 28-30
Leics 194 Lbroug MCCU 175/4 (64 ov)
Oxford MCCU v Surrey at Oxford - Mar 28-30
Surrey 335/7d & 29/0 (8 ov) Oxford MCCU 172
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