Peter Cranmer      

Full name Peter Cranmer

Born September 10, 1914, Acocks Green, Birmingham, Warwickshire

Died May 29, 1994, Peacehaven, Sussex (aged 79 years 261 days)

Major teams Europeans (India), Services, Warwickshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

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Peter Cranmer
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 175 284 13 5853 113 21.59 4 30 126 0
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5w 10
First-class 175 1208 29 7/52 41.65 1 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1934-1959

Dashing pre-war rugby player and Warwickshire cricket captain either side of the war, Peter Cranmer, who has died at the age of 79, won 16 England caps as a centre three-quarter and twice captained his country. He helped England to a Triple Crown before he was 20, and in 1936 played in the famous victory over the All Blacks al Twickenham. With P. L. Candler, he set up two tries for Alex Obolensky, the 'Flying Prince' from Russia, who achieved sporting immortality that afternoon.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
3rd Investec Test: England v India at Southampton - Jul 27-31
England won by 266 runs
Group B: Durham v Warwickshire at Gosforth - Jul 31
Durham won by 5 wickets (with 23 balls remaining)
Group A: Gloucs v Hampshire at Bristol - Jul 31
Gloucs won by 35 runs
Group B: Middlesex v Surrey at Lord's - Jul 31
Middlesex won by 6 wickets (with 31 balls remaining)
Northants v NZ A at Northampton - Jul 31
NZ A won by 70 runs (D/L method)
Group B: Somerset v Kent at Taunton - Jul 31
Kent won by 2 runs (D/L method)
Yorkshire v Sri Lanka A at Leeds - Jul 31
Sri Lanka A won by 26 runs
Group A: Essex v Leics at Chelmsford - Jul 31
Leics won by 34 runs
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