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Peter Gracey      

Full name Peter Bosworth Kirkwood Gracey

Born December 12, 1921, Bannu, North-West Frontier Province, India

Died September 13, 2006, Playle, Sussex (aged 84 years 275 days)

Major teams Europeans (India), Oxford University

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Education Wellington College; Brasenose College, Oxford

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 5 9 1 176 61 22.00 0 1 7 0
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5w 10
First-class 5 54 2 2/21 27.00 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1945/46 - 1948
Profile

Like a number of other English players serving in the forces - he was in the RAF - Peter Gracey, batsman and legspinner who had been in the Wellington XI for four years, made his first-class debut for Europeans in India in 1945-46 where he made his highest score - 61 - as well as taking 2 for 21. He went to Oxford in 1941, winning a war-time Blue, and returned there after the war and made four more appearances in 1947 and 1948 without winning a full Blue. He did, however, wins Blues at hockey and golf.
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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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