Cyril Wells      

Full name Cyril Mowbray Wells

Born March 21, 1871, St Pancras, London

Died August 22, 1963, St John's Wood, London (aged 92 years 154 days)

Major teams Cambridge University, Middlesex, Surrey

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak, Legbreak

Education Dulwich College; Cambridge University

Relation Brother - LS Wells, Brother - C Wells

Cyril Mowbray Wells
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 143 219 27 4229 244 22.02 4 122 0
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5w 10
First-class 143 9235 465 8/35 19.86 27 3
Career statistics
First-class span 1891 - 1909
Profile

Cyril Wells, a former Cambridge cricket and Rugby football Blue, died on August 22, aged 92. A member of the Dulwich XI from 1886 to 1890, inclusive, he was captain in the last year and when going up to Cambridge got his Blue as a Freshman. He played three times against Oxford and though achieving little in batting, he bore a big part in victory by 266 runs in 1893 when taking seven wickets for 66 runs. In that game he was concerned in a memorable incident that in all probability led to an alteration a few years later in the law governing the follow-on.

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Cyril Wells  (Middlesex)

Cyril Wells (Middlesex)

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Leics at Derby - May 25-28
Leics 619 Derbyshire 532/8 (141 ov)
Essex v Surrey at Chelmsford - May 26-29
Surrey 369 Essex 215/3 (80 ov)
Glamorgan v Durham at Swansea - May 26-29
Durham 342 Glamorgan 225/6 (59 ov)
Kent v Sussex at Tunbridge Wells - May 26-29
Kent 369 & 116/0 (35 ov) Sussex 164
Northants v Worcs at Northampton - May 26-29
Northants 238 & 53/2 (18 ov) Worcs 434
Notts v Gloucs at Nottingham - May 26-29
Notts 430/9d Gloucs 149 & 37/1 (10.3 ov) (f/o)
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton - May 26-29
Hampshire 162 & 293 Somerset 197 & 39/0 (10 ov, target 259)
2nd ODI: England v South Africa at Southampton - May 27
England won by 2 runs
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