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Sir Edward Bray      

Full name Edward Bray

Born August 19, 1849, The Manor House, Shere, Surrey

Died June 19, 1926, Kensington, London (aged 76 years 304 days)

Major teams Cambridge University, Surrey

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm slow

Relation Son - EH Bray

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 30 52 10 389 38 9.26 0 0 18 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 30 4438 1757 108 7/32 16.26 2.37 41.0 8 2
Career statistics
First-class span 1870 - 1879
Profile

His Honor Sir Edward Bray, County Court Judge of Bloomsbury and Brentford, died in London on June 19, aged 77. Born at Shere, in Surrey, on August 19th, 1849, he was descended from Sir Thomas More, Chancellor of Henry VIII. A capital slow bowler, he played for five years in the Westminster XI ( 1864 to 1868), and in 1871 and 1872 gained his Blue at Cambridge, taking in the two games against Oxford ten wickets for exactly 12 runs each. Between 1870 and 1878 he assisted Surrey on 14 occasions, doing little with the bat but obtaining 48 wickets at a cost of 15.45 runs apiece. In the Westminster v Charterhouse match at Lord's in 1867 he took as many as 17 wickets - 9 for 26 runs in the first innings, and on the same ground four years later had the great satisfaction of getting WG Grace caught for 4 in each innings in the game between Cambridge University and MCC. One of his sons was a Cambridge cricket Blue of 1896 and 1897. Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Worcs at Chester-le-Street - Jun 26-29
Durham 197 Worcs 367 (86.4 ov)
Essex v Middlesex at Chelmsford - Jun 26-29
Middlesex 246 & 27/0 (13 ov) Essex 542/3d
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - Jun 26-29
Derbyshire 288 & 160 Glamorgan 237 & 0/1 (6 ov, target 212)
Hampshire v Somerset at Southampton - Jun 26-29
Hampshire 211/9d Somerset 135/8 (46.1 ov)
Northants v Leics at Northampton - Jun 26-29
Northants 261 & 289/7d Leics 157 & 44/0 (16 ov, target 394)
Notts v Kent at Nottingham - Jun 26-29
Kent 180 & 214/7 (74 ov) Notts 371
Sussex v Gloucs at Hove - Jun 26-29
Sussex 358/9d Gloucs 150/1 (51 ov)
Warwickshire v Lancashire at Birmingham - Jun 26-29
Lancashire 273 & 178/4 (70 ov) Warwickshire 321
Yorkshire v Surrey at Leeds - Jun 26-29
Surrey 516/7d Yorkshire 27/1 (10.5 ov)
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