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Gilly Reay      

Full name Gilbert Martin Reay

Born January 24, 1887, Wallington, Surrey

Died January 31, 1967, Croydon, Surrey (aged 80 years 7 days)

Major teams Surrey

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 29 36 4 423 54 13.21 0 1 13 0
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5w 10
First-class 29 1961 91 5/22 21.54 3 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1913 - 1923
Profile

Wisden obituary
Gilbert Martin Reay, who died in hospital on January 31, aged 80, took 91 wickets for Surrey when available as a tall, well-built amateur fast-medium bowler between 1913 and 1923. He received his county cap in 1920 when, in his best season, he dismissed 42 batsmen for 18.71 runs each, and he represented Gentlemen v Players at The Oval in 1923. Gilly Reay achieved many notable feats for Beddington CC, whom he assisted for 42 years, several as captain, from 1904. A tremendous hitter, he once struck five 6's in an innings of 127.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Cambs MCCU v Notts at Cambridge - Mar 28-30
Notts 339 & 46/2 (19 ov) Cambs MCCU 123
Glamorgan v Cardiff MCCU at Cardiff - Mar 28-30
Glamorgan 342/7 (89.2 ov)
Gloucs v Durham MCCU at Bristol - Mar 28-30
Gloucs 405/7d Durham MCCU 78/2 (17 ov)
Kent v Lds-Brd MCCU at Canterbury - Mar 28-30
Kent 370/6d & 47/1 (12 ov) Lds-Brd MCCU 204
Leics v Lbroug MCCU at Leicester - Mar 28-30
Leics 194 Lbroug MCCU 175/4 (64 ov)
Oxford MCCU v Surrey at Oxford - Mar 28-30
Surrey 335/7d & 29/0 (8 ov) Oxford MCCU 172
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