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Brocas Burrows      

Full name Montagu Brocas Burrows

Born October 31, 1894, Kinnersley Manor, Reigate, Surrey

Died January 17, 1967, Marylebone, London (aged 72 years 78 days)

Major teams Oxford University, Surrey

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 28 45 5 1283 112 32.07 1 29 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 28 3558 1998 85 6/27 23.50 3.36 41.8 2 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1914 - 1932
Profile

Leut-Gen. Montagu Brocas Burrows, CB, DSO, MC, the former Oxford and Army cricketer, died in hospital in London on January 17, aged 72. The sudden death of Brocas Burrows robs the world of a remarkable personality, and many people of varying ages and classes of society of a loyal friend and gay companion. Endowed with a fine physique, good looks, a fine intelligence and a wonderful joie de vivre, he used them all in a full enjoyment of a full and varied life which he communicated to those with whom he was working or playing. When Brocas was around there was never a dull moment. He was never happier than at home with his wife and family. His son, A. R. B., played for Eton in 1955-6-7.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Warwickshire at Chester-le-Street - Aug 23-26
Durham 207 Warwickshire 344/7 (116 ov)
Glamorgan v Sussex at Cardiff - Aug 23-26
Glamorgan 252 & 149/2 (45.3 ov) Sussex 283
Gloucs v Kent at Bristol - Aug 23-26
Gloucs 221 & 34/4 (16.3 ov) Kent 533/6d
Leics v Essex at Leicester - Aug 23-25
Essex won by an innings and 10 runs
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton - Aug 23-26
Hampshire 338 Somerset 534/7 (134 ov)
Surrey v Lancashire at The Oval - Aug 23-26
Lancashire 287 & 203/8 (63 ov) Surrey 480
Worcs v Northants at Worcester - Aug 23-26
Northants 551 Worcs 195/3 (57.2 ov)
Yorkshire v Notts at Scarborough - Aug 23-26
Yorkshire 282 & 263/4d Notts 94 & 61/3 (23 ov, target 452)
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