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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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Peter Cranmer

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Gloucs v Durham at Bristol - Apr 21-24
Gloucs 303 & 291/9 (101.5 ov) Durham 419
Hampshire v Yorkshire at Southampton - Apr 21-24
Hampshire 455 Yorkshire 231 & 298/5 (107 ov) (f/o)
Lancashire v Somerset at Manchester - Apr 21-24
Lancashire 109 & 463 Somerset 278 & 83/3 (28 ov, target 295)
Leics v Glamorgan at Leicester - Apr 21-24
Leics 420 & 360/6d Glamorgan 426 & 11/0 (3.3 ov, target 355)
Middlesex v Essex at Lord's - Apr 21-24
Middlesex 507/7d & 239/3d Essex 295 & 120/6 (52.3 ov, target 452)
Warwickshire v Surrey at Birmingham - Apr 21-24
Warwickshire 332 & 320/7 (98 ov) Surrey 437
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