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Prince Christian Victor      

Full name HRH Prince Victor Albert Ludwig Ernest Anton Christian of Schleswig-Holstein

Born April 14, 1867, Windsor Castle, Berkshire

Died October 29, 1900, Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa (aged 33 years 198 days)

Major teams I Zingari

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Education Wellington College; Oxford University

HRH Prince Victor Albert Ludwig Ernest Anton Christian of Schleswig-Holstein
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 1 2 0 35 35 17.50 0 0 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1887-1887
Profile

Prince Christian Victor, who died of fever in Pretoria, in October, 1900, was a capable cricketer while at Wellington College, and was, by all accounts, close to getting into the XI while at Oxford. On joining the army he played a considerable amount of cricket, and was one of the few men who ever played an innings of over two hundred in India, scoring 205 for the Kings"s Royal Rifles v. the Devonshire Regiment, at Rawalpindee in 1893. It was said that he gave away his wicket on being told he had surpassed the highest score made in the country, only to be informed moments later that he was actually 13 short.
Martin Williamson

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Prince Christian Victor was a grandson of Queen Victoria.

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Prince Christian Victor, the grandson of Queen Victoria

Prince Christian Victor, the grandson of Queen Victoria

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