Edward Baily      

Full name Edward Peter Baily

Born January 18, 1852, St John's Wood, London

Died January 21, 1941, Tupsley, Hereford (aged 89 years 3 days)

Major teams Cambridge University, Middlesex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Education Harrow School; Cambridge University

Relation Son - REH Baily

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 10 17 3 172 26 12.28 0 0 15 2
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 10 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1872 - 1874

Edward Baily was a very good wicket-keeper and useful batsman, he played in the Harrow XI from 1869 to 1871, finishing as captain, and was in the Cambridge XI 1872 and 1874. One of his best performances was against Eton at Lord's in 1870, when he scored 76. He appeared once for Middlesex in 1872 and for Somerset in 1881. He rowed in the Cambridge trial Eights in 1873 and did not keep his place in the cricket eleven that year.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

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The Harrow XI during the match against Eton in 1869. Back row, (left to right): George Macan, AJ Begbie, W Law; Front row: Charles Walker, Frederick Alexander Currie, WP Crake, Spencer Gore, William Openshaw, Edward Peter Baily, AA Apcar and CT Giles

The Harrow XI during the match against Eton in 1869

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