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Peter Cranmer      

Full name Peter Cranmer

Born September 10, 1914, Acocks Green, Birmingham, Warwickshire

Died May 29, 1994, Peacehaven, Sussex (aged 79 years 261 days)

Major teams Europeans (India), Services, Warwickshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

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Peter Cranmer
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 175 284 13 5853 113 21.59 4 30 126 0
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5w 10
First-class 175 1208 29 7/52 41.65 1 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1934 - 1959
Profile

Dashing pre-war rugby player and Warwickshire cricket captain either side of the war, Peter Cranmer, who has died at the age of 79, won 16 England caps as a centre three-quarter and twice captained his country. He helped England to a Triple Crown before he was 20, and in 1936 played in the famous victory over the All Blacks al Twickenham. With P. L. Candler, he set up two tries for Alex Obolensky, the 'Flying Prince' from Russia, who achieved sporting immortality that afternoon.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Kent at Derby - May 22-25
Kent won by 7 wickets
Glamorgan v Essex at Cardiff - May 22-25
Glamorgan 260 & 386/8d Essex 313 & 77/3 (34 ov, target 334)
Gloucs v Northants at Bristol - May 22-25
Northants 176 & 357/7 (104 ov) Gloucs 418
Hampshire v Notts at Southampton - May 22-25
Hampshire 270 & 223/9d Notts 189 & 177/5 (47 ov, target 305)
Middlesex v Somerset at Lord's - May 22-25
Somerset 376 & 179/7 (57 ov) Middlesex 423
Warwickshire v Durham at Birmingham - May 22-25
Durham won by 4 wickets
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