Full name Charles Julius Brune
Born April 16, 1843, Matanzas, Cuba
Died January 13, 1877, Boulogne, France (aged 33 years 272 days)
Major teams Cambridge University, Middlesex
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast (roundarm)
Education Godolphin School, Hammersmith; Cambridge University
|First-class span||1866 - 1875|
Charles Brune was a round-arm medium-fast bowler who played for Cambridge University and Middlesex. In the 1867 Varsity match he took 5 for 64 in Oxford's first innings as Cambridge secured a five-wicket win, and the following year 4 for 38 in another victory. He completed a hat-trick of wins in 1869 but went wicketless. Earlier that season he took 8 for 31 against MCC, his best return. He played occasionally for Middlesex, and his last first-class game in 1875 was for Gentlemen against Players - he did not even get a chance to bowl. He died in France aged 33.
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