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
Profile

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
Derbyshire v Leics at Derby - May 25-28
Leics 619 Derbyshire 9/0 (3 ov)
Essex v Surrey at Chelmsford - May 26-29
Surrey 163/5 (50.3 ov)
Glamorgan v Durham at Swansea - May 26-29
Durham 162/3 (55 ov)
Kent v Sussex at Tunbridge Wells - May 26-29
Kent 175/4 (51.4 ov)
Northants v Worcs at Northampton - May 26-29
Northants 196/8 (54.2 ov)
Notts v Gloucs at Nottingham - May 26-29
Notts 203/3 (53.2 ov)
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton - May 26-29
Hampshire 162 Somerset 6/0 (2.4 ov)
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