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Cecil Boyle      

Full name Cecil William Boyle

Born March 16, 1853, Westminster, London

Died April 5, 1900, near Boshof, Orange Free State, South Africa (aged 47 years 20 days)

Major teams Oxford University

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast

Height 5 ft 11 in

Education Clifton College; Oxford University

Relation Cousin - CE Boyle, Nephew - Lord Tennyson

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 6 8 3 52 16 10.40 0 0 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 6 800 309 30 7/33 10.30 2.31 26.6 2 1
Career statistics
First-class span 1873 - 1874
Profile

Cecil Boyle, who died while on service in the Boer War, played for Oxford University in 1873 as a fast round-arm bowler, winning his Blue in that season after taking 7 for 58 against the MCC on his first-class debut. Earlier in the year he had played rugby for England against Scotland in Glasgow. "The greasy nature of the ground caused the English captain to direct his men to have bars of leather affixed to the soles of their boots. Freeman and Boyle, who with Finney were considered the most dangerous men on the side, reported, when the cobbler had done his work, that they were each minus a boot. Several of the team proceeded to ransack the cobbler's shop, but without success, and it was not until after the match in which Boyle played with a dress boot on his left foot that the canny tradesman produced the missing articles."
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Warwickshire at Chester-le-Street - Aug 23-26
Durham 207 Warwickshire 122/2 (43 ov)
Glamorgan v Sussex at Cardiff - Aug 23-26
Glamorgan 252 Sussex 180/2 (67 ov)
Gloucs v Kent at Bristol - Aug 23-26
Gloucs 221 Kent 78/2 (30.3 ov)
Leics v Essex at Leicester - Aug 23-26
Leics 238 Essex 102/5 (37.3 ov)
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton - Aug 23-26
Hampshire 338 Somerset 40/0 (9.1 ov)
Surrey v Lancashire at The Oval - Aug 23-26
Lancashire 287 Surrey 150/0 (48.4 ov)
Worcs v Northants at Worcester - Aug 23-26
Northants 482/8 (128 ov)
Yorkshire v Notts at Scarborough - Aug 23-26
Yorkshire 282 & 2/0 (1.4 ov) Notts 94
1st ODI: England v Pakistan at Southampton
Aug 24, 2016 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
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