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The Reverend George Raikes      

Full name George Barkley Raikes

Born March 14, 1873, Carleton-Forehoe, Norfolk

Died December 18, 1966, Lamyat, Shepton Mallet, Somerset (aged 93 years 279 days)

Major teams Hampshire, Oxford University

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Relation Nephew - TB Raikes

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 30 53 5 816 77 17.00 0 30 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 30 3418 1733 71 6/62 24.40 3.04 48.1 2 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1893 - 1912
Profile

One of the oldest living first-class cricketers, the Rev. George Barkley Raikes, died at Shepton Mallet, Somerset, on December 18 at the age of 93. Born at Carlton Forehoe, Wymondham, Norfolk, on March 14, 1873, he was in the Shrewsbury XI from 1888-1892, the last three years as captain, and won his blue at Oxford, playing against Cambridge in 1894 and 1895. He represented Norfolk from 1890-1897 and 1904-1913, captaining the county for most of the latter period; and Hampshire from 1900-1902.

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Notes

Capped four times in 1885 and 1886 for England at football

Country Fixtures Country Results
Group A: Gloucs v Derbyshire at Bristol - Jul 29
Gloucs won by 6 wickets (with 0 balls remaining) (D/L method)
Group B: Lancashire v Middlesex at Blackpool - Jul 29
Lancashire won by 2 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)
Group A: Somerset v Durham at Taunton - Jul 29
Durham won by 7 wickets (with 21 balls remaining)
Group A: Surrey v Yorkshire at The Oval - Jul 29
Surrey won by 6 runs
3rd Investec Test: England v Australia at Birmingham - Jul 29-Aug 2
Australia 136 England 133/3 (29 ov)
Group B: Essex v Warwickshire at Chelmsford - Jul 29
Essex won by 152 runs
Group A: Northants v Leics at Northampton - Jul 29
Northants won by 55 runs
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