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Leslie Gay      

Full name Leslie Hewitt Gay

Born March 24, 1871, Brighton, Sussex

Died November 1, 1949, Salcombe Hill, Sidmouth, Devon (aged 78 years 222 days)

Major teams England, Cambridge University, Hampshire, Somerset

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 1 2 0 37 33 18.50 0 0 3 0 3 1
First-class 46 80 15 1005 60* 15.46 0 2 70 20
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 46 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Only Test Australia v England at Sydney, Dec 14-20, 1894 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1891-1904
Profile

Wisden obituary
Major Leslie Hewitt Gay, who played in a Test match in Australia in the winter of 1894-95 and kept goal at soccer for England, Cambridge University Corinthians and Old Brightonians, died at Sidmouth on November 1, aged 78. A cousin of Mr. K. J. Key, captain of Surrey, Gay, who was born at Brighton on March 24, 1871, kept wicket for Cambridge against Oxford in 1892 and 1893. He helped Hampshire and Somerset between 1888 and 1900, and appeared for Gentlemen v. Players at the Oval in 1892. In 1894, when a member of the Somerset team, he toured Australia with A. E. Stoddart's team but played only in the first Test. At football, Gay kept goal in the University Match in 1892 and was capped for England against Scotland in 1893, and against Scotland and Wales the following year.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
Northants v Somerset at Northampton - Jul 12-15
Somerset 375 & 249/8d Northants 221 & 32/0
Durham v Warwickshire at Chester-le-Street - Jul 13-16
Warwickshire 472 Durham 9/0
Essex v Hampshire at Colchester - Jul 13-16
Hampshire 246 Essex 2/0
Lancashire v Notts at Liverpool - Jul 13-16
Lancashire 225 Notts 257/9
Worcs v Leics at Worcester - Jul 13-16
Worcs 321 Leics 263/6
Gloucs v Derbyshire at Cheltenham - Jul 14-17
Gloucs 226/4
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