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Nathaniel Hone      

Full name Nathaniel Thomas Hone

Born June 21, 1861, Yapton, Monkstown, Co Dublin, Ireland

Died August 1, 1881, Limerick, Ireland (aged 20 years 41 days)

Major teams Cambridge University

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 3 5 3 2 1 1.00 0 0 0 0 6 2
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1881 - 1881
Profile

Few cricketers have met with such a gruesome end as Nathaniel Hone. He was about to play for Nashuld CC at Limerick when, on the morning of the match, he popped across the road from his hotel to visit a Dr Bourke for some unspecified medicine which had been prepared the night before by one of Bourke's assistants. However, the medicine contained a strong mixture of carbolic acid and Hone had only just reached his hotel when he collapsed. He died later that day. He was 18. The doctor's porter was arrested but released soon after as the magistrate ruled there was no evidence against him.
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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 & 137/2 (40.4 ov) Sussex 283
Gloucs v Kent at Bristol - Aug 23-26
Gloucs 221 Kent 440/5 (102.5 ov)
Leics v Essex at Leicester - Aug 23-26
Leics 238 & 81/2 (18.1 ov) Essex 423
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton - Aug 23-26
Hampshire 338 Somerset 355/6 (96 ov)
Surrey v Lancashire at The Oval - Aug 23-26
Lancashire 287 & 50/1 (13.3 ov) Surrey 480
Worcs v Northants at Worcester - Aug 23-26
Northants 551 Worcs 183/2 (52.5 ov)
Yorkshire v Notts at Scarborough - Aug 23-26
Yorkshire 282 & 263/4d Notts 94 & 48/3 (20.5 ov, target 452)
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