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Sir Russell Bencraft      

Full name Henry William Russell Bencraft

Born March 4, 1858, Southampton, Hampshire

Died December 25, 1943, Compton, Winchester, Hampshire (aged 85 years 296 days)

Major teams Hampshire

Also known as Henry William Russell-Bencraft

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast

Education St. Edward's School, Oxford

Henry William Russell Bencraft
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 46 78 18 932 62* 15.53 0 32 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 46 363 197 5 2/15 39.40 3.25 72.6 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1876 - 1896
Profile

Sir Russell Bencraft, JP, MRCS, LRCP, one of the most prominent citizens of Southampton for many years, and always devoted to cricket, died on Christmas Day at Compton near Winchester, aged 85, six months after his left leg was amputated above the knee. Born is Southampton on March 4, 1858, he lived there until his residence was destroyed by enemy action.

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H.W.R.Bencraft, Hampshire captain 1880-1882,1895

Russell Bencraft

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Gloucs v Durham at Bristol - Apr 21-24
Gloucs 303 & 252/4 (85 ov) Durham 419
Hampshire v Yorkshire at Southampton - Apr 21-24
Hampshire 455 Yorkshire 231 & 276/5 (89 ov) (f/o)
Lancashire v Somerset at Manchester - Apr 21-24
Lancashire 109 & 463 Somerset 278 & 29/0 (10 ov, target 295)
Leics v Glamorgan at Leicester - Apr 21-24
Leics 420 & 267/5 (76 ov) Glamorgan 426
Middlesex v Essex at Lord's - Apr 21-24
Middlesex 507/7d & 239/3d Essex 295 & 84/3 (34 ov, target 452)
Warwickshire v Surrey at Birmingham - Apr 21-24
Warwickshire 332 & 280/5 (87 ov) Surrey 437
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