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Lord Hawke      

Full name Martin Bladen Hawke (Lord Hawke)

Born August 16, 1860, Willingham Rectory, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire

Died October 10, 1938, West End, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland (aged 78 years 55 days)

Major teams England, Cambridge University, Yorkshire

Also known as succeeded as 7th Baron Hawke in 1887

Batting style Right-hand bat

Martin Bladen Hawke (Lord Hawke)
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 5 8 1 55 30 7.85 0 0 0 3 0
First-class 633 936 105 16749 166 20.15 13 69 209 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 633 20 16 0 - - - 4.80 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v England at Port Elizabeth, Feb 13-14, 1896 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v England at Cape Town, Apr 1-4, 1899 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1881-1912
Profile

Lord Hawke strode the cricketing world like a colossus for half a century, as a player and administrator, and one who played a major part in the modernisation of the game. He was a keen advocate of overseas tours, a strict disciplinarian, and a determined upholder of the games traditions.

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1905

Lord Hawke poses for a photograph, 1905

Lord Hawke poses for a photograph

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1901

WG Grace leans on the shoulder of Jack Mason and Lord Hawke sits on the left at the Hasting cricket festival, 1901

WG Grace leans on the shoulder of Jack Mason and Lord Hawke sits on the left at the Hasting cricket festival

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Nov 18, 1892

Lord Hawke's XI pose ahead of a match in Ceylon against an All_Ceylon XI, Radella, November 18, 1892

Lord Hawke's XI pose ahead of a match in Ceylon

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1909

Tournament Results
Lions v Syd Sixers at Johannesburg - Oct 28, 2012
Syd Sixers won by 10 wickets (with 45 balls remaining)
Syd Sixers v Titans at Centurion - Oct 26, 2012
Syd Sixers won by 2 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
Daredevils v Lions at Durban - Oct 25, 2012
Lions won by 22 runs
Daredevils v Titans at Centurion - Oct 23, 2012
No result (abandoned with a toss)
Auckland v Scorchers at Centurion - Oct 23, 2012
Scorchers won by 16 runs
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