Hamilton Ross      

Full name Hamilton Ross

Born August 26, 1849, Grenada

Died March 29, 1938, Grenada, Windward Islands (aged 88 years 215 days)

Major teams Middlesex, Somerset

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Relation Brother - CHA Ross

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 20 35 1 337 71 9.91 0 1 9 2
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 20 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1874 - 1891
Profile

Ross Hamilton, who died at his birth-place, Grenada, British West Indies, on March 29, aged 90, played for Somerset and was a prolific scorer for Incogniti, Lansdown and M.C.C. He made 101 for Gentlemen against Players of Sussex at Hove in 1869; in 1871, hit six centuries, ranging from 107 to 188; in 1876, eleven centuries: in 1877, nine centuries; while in 1883 he played four consecutive three-figure innings in the course of ten days. That year he headed the Marylebone Club averages with 59. He hit up 216 for Somerset against Emeriti in 1879 and on August 31, 1876, in a match between Shanklin and Ryde visitors, he made 291. These performances were all exceptional in those days even if the bowling and fielding were inferior on some occasions. He kept wicket efficiently.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Gloucs v Durham at Bristol - Apr 21-24
Gloucs 303 & 252/4 (85 ov) Durham 419
Hampshire v Yorkshire at Southampton - Apr 21-24
Hampshire 455 Yorkshire 231 & 276/5 (89 ov) (f/o)
Lancashire v Somerset at Manchester - Apr 21-24
Lancashire 109 & 463 Somerset 278 & 29/0 (10 ov, target 295)
Leics v Glamorgan at Leicester - Apr 21-24
Leics 420 & 285/5 (78 ov) Glamorgan 426
Middlesex v Essex at Lord's - Apr 21-24
Middlesex 507/7d & 239/3d Essex 295 & 84/3 (34 ov, target 452)
Warwickshire v Surrey at Birmingham - Apr 21-24
Warwickshire 332 & 280/5 (87 ov) Surrey 437
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