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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
Hampshire v Middlesex at Southampton - May 1-4
Hampshire 336 Middlesex 84/3 (34 ov)
Kent v Glamorgan at Canterbury - May 1-4
Glamorgan 260 & 16/1 (6.5 ov) Kent 488
Northants v Derbyshire at Northampton - May 1-4
Derbyshire 324 Northants 66/0 (20.2 ov)
Notts v Yorkshire at Nottingham - May 1-4
Notts 261 Yorkshire 170/4 (42.3 ov)
Somerset v Lancashire at Taunton - May 1-4
Lancashire 493/9d Somerset 14/0 (6 ov)
Surrey v Durham at The Oval - May 1-4
Surrey 457 Durham 156/2 (43.3 ov)
Sussex v Leics at Hove - May 1-4
Sussex 163 Leics 300/4 (81.2 ov)
Worcs v Essex at Worcester - May 1-4
Essex 335/2 (90 ov)
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