James Street      

Full name James Street

Born March 10, 1839, Cranleigh, Surrey

Died September 17, 1906, Godalming, Surrey (aged 67 years 191 days)

Major teams Surrey

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast (roundarm)

Other Umpire

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 143 247 73 1308 50 7.51 0 1 74 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 143 27272 11578 540 7/141 21.44 2.54 50.5 36 6
Career statistics
First-class span 1863 - 1878
Umpiring statistics
Only Test England v Australia at The Oval, Aug 11-12, 1890 scorecard
Test matches 1
Test statistics
Profile

JAMES STREET, whose death occurred at Godalming on September 17th, dropped out of first-class cricket nearly thirty years ago, so he was merely a name to the present generation, but he did excellent work as a fast bowler for Surrey in the early seventies. Born at Cranleigh on March 10th, 1840, he made his first appearance at Lord"s in 1863, assisting a team of Colts and Professionals, who had never played at Lord"s or the Oval, against the Marylebone club. In the same eleven were John Smith of Cambridgeshire, a great batsman, and one of the finest fieldsmen of his day-Tom Bignall of Notts, and Frank Silcock, the famous bowler who, after assisting several counties in turn, finished his career with Essex. The notes on the match, in Scores and Biographies, state that His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales arrived soon after the commencement of the play on the first day, and remained for a short time. It was his first visit to the 'old spot." Street bowled for Surrey in 1864, with Mortlock, Griffith, and Shepherd, but it was four years later, before he found a regular place in the team, and then, in company with James Southerton, he regularly opened the attack. From 1870 to 1875 he never once failed to take over fifty wickets in first-class cricket-no mean achievement in those days of small programmes-and although his career seemed to have closed with the season of 1876, Surrey fell upon evil days two summers later, and Street, although thirty-eight years of age, turned out again and took over twenty wickets. Although spoken of as a good free hitter, his best score was 50 against Middlesex at the Oval in 1870. So accurate was he in his bowling that, it is stated, he sent down for Surrey in 1875 no fewer than 3,043 balls, of which only one was a wide. Street, after his active days as a cricketer, umpired in first-class matches for several years. Without ever ranking as a great bowler, he did sound and skilful work for Surrey in the days between the famous years of that county and the revival in the middle of the eighties under Mr. John Shuter.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Investec Test: England v Pakistan at Manchester - Jul 22-26
England 589/8d & 98/1 (21 ov) Pakistan 198
Eng Lions v Pakistan A at Canterbury - Jul 24
Eng Lions won by 56 runs
Division 2: Essex Women v Neth Women in England (venue TBA)
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Division 1: Ire. Women v Yorkshire Women in England (venue TBA)
Jul 24, 2016 (09:30 GMT | 14:49 EDT | 13:49 CDT | 11:49 PDT)
Division 3: Northants Wm v Scot Women in England (venue TBA)
Jul 24, 2016 (09:30 GMT | 14:49 EDT | 13:49 CDT | 11:49 PDT)
South Group: Essex v Surrey at Chelmsford - Jul 24
Surrey won by 66 runs
South Group: Gloucs v Sussex at Cheltenham - Jul 24
Gloucs won by 51 runs
North Group: Leics v Yorkshire at Leicester - Jul 24
Yorkshire won by 191 runs
South Group: Middlesex v Kent at Lord's - Jul 24
Middlesex won by 6 wickets (with 31 balls remaining)
North Group: Northants v Durham at Northampton - Jul 24
Northants won by 170 runs
South Group: Somerset v Glamorgan at Taunton - Jul 24
Somerset won by 33 runs (D/L method)
North Group: Warwickshire v Worcs at Birmingham - Jul 24
Warwickshire won by 8 wickets (with 164 balls remaining)
Division 1: Ire. Women v Middlesex Women in England (venue TBA)
Jul 24, 2016 (12:30 GMT | 14:49 EDT | 13:49 CDT | 11:49 PDT)
Division 2: Neth Women v Wales Women in England (venue TBA)
Jul 24, 2016 (12:30 GMT | 14:49 EDT | 13:49 CDT | 11:49 PDT)
Division 3: Shrop Women v Scot Women in England (venue TBA)
Jul 24, 2016 (12:30 GMT | 14:49 EDT | 13:49 CDT | 11:49 PDT)
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