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Full name Henry Royston
Born August 12, 1819, Harrow-on-the-Hill, Middlesex
Died September 30, 1873, St John's Wood, London (aged 54 years 49 days)
Major teams Berkshire, Marylebone Cricket Club, Middlesex, Players, South of England
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm slow (roundarm)
|First-class debut||Marylebone Cricket Club v Hampshire XI at Lord's, Jun 26-27, 1843 scorecard|
Henry Royston was a professional round-arm bowler and lower middle-order batsman who played the bulk of his career for the MCC in that capacity - 51 of his 68 matches were for them. In 1855 he was deemed good enough to be picked for Players against Gentlemen, largely on the strength of his taking 8 for 44 against Sussex. Either side of that he umpired in the same fixture, and he officiated in many major matches until the year before his premature death.
Over the last few months, he has slowly moved from a flashy finisher, to a more measured risk manager
It was Grant Elliott and New Zealand's time in Auckland. Not South Africa's. But the Proteas will leave this tournament wondering when that will ever change. Maybe next time.