|First-class span||1896 - 1896|
Cyril Beldam, the younger brother of George, played for Middlesex after going to Cambridge University and, also like his brother, not making the XI there. His first-class record shows why. He played twice in 1896 for Middlesex as a tailend batsman and occasional bowler, and then toured the Caribbean in 1896-97 with A Priestley's XI.
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