Cyril Tyler      

Full name Cyril Tyler

Born January 26, 1911, Ossett, Yorkshire

Died January 25, 1996, Reading, Berkshire (aged 84 years 364 days)

Major teams Gloucestershire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium, Right-arm offbreak, Legbreak

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 16 22 4 113 22 6.27 0 0 7 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 16 2097 1122 33 5/116 34.00 3.21 63.5 1 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1936 - 1938
Profile

PROFESSOR CYRIL TYLER, who died on January 25, at the age of 84, played 16 matches for Gloucestershire from 1936 to 1938 as a right-arm medium-pace off-break and occasional leg-spin bowler. He took 33 wickets with a best innings analysis of 5 for 116 against Middlesex at Lord's, a performance which caused him to be mentioned as an England prospect. A Yorkshireman from Ossett, he had great success as a teenager in the Heavy Woollen League. He became an agricultural chemist at Cirencester Agricultural College in 1939, eventually becoming Vice-Chancellor of Reading University it 1968, until retiring in 1976.
The Cricketer

Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Gloucs at Derby - May 31-Jun 3
Match drawn
Essex v Leics at Chelmsford - May 31-Jun 3
Leics won by 6 wickets
Glamorgan v Northants at Cardiff - May 31-Jun 3
Glamorgan won by 10 wickets
Hampshire v Worcs at Southampton - May 31-Jun 3
Match drawn
Middlesex v Warwickshire at Lord's - May 31-Jun 3
Match drawn
Surrey v Lancashire at The Oval - May 31-Jun 3
Match drawn
Notts v Sussex at Nottingham - Jun 1-3
Notts won by 159 runs
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