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C.B. Fry      

Full name Charles Burgess Fry

Born April 25, 1872, West Croydon, Surrey

Died September 7, 1956, Child's Hill, Hampstead, London (aged 84 years 135 days)

Major teams England, Europeans (India), Hampshire, London County, Oxford University, Sussex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Education Repton

Relation Cousin - KRB Fry, Grandson - CA Fry

Charles Burgess Fry
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 26 41 3 1223 144 32.18 2 7 0 17 0
First-class 394 658 43 30886 258* 50.22 94 124 239 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 26 1 10 3 0 - - - 1.80 - 0 0 0
First-class 394 9036 4872 166 6/78 29.34 3.23 54.4 9 2
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v England at Port Elizabeth, Feb 13-14, 1896 scorecard
Last Test England v Australia at The Oval, Aug 19-22, 1912 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1892-1922
Profile

Captain Charles Burgess Fry, who died at his home at Hampstead, London, on September 7, 1956, aged 84, was probably the greatest allrounder of his or any generation. He was a brilliant scholar and an accomplished performer in almost every branch of outdoor sport. Fry was the perfect amateur; he played games because he loved them and never for personal gain. He captained England in Test Matches, and the Mother Country never lost under his captaincy.

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1895

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