Full name Dudley MacNeil Evans
Born December 11, 1886, Cape Colony, South Africa
Died December 18, 1972, Petersfield, Hampshire (aged 86 years 7 days)
Major teams Hampshire
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium
|First-class span||1904 - 1911|
Colonel Dudley MacNeil Evans, MC, who died at Petersfield on December 18, aged 86, was three years in the Winchester XI and in the last, 1904, played for Hampshire against Sussex and made 53, besides clean-bowling C. B. Fry. He played one match in 1905 but as he went into the Indian Army was not seen again until 1911, when he played a good deal for Hampshire and did much useful allround work. Against Yorkshire, going in No. 7, he made 64 out of a total of 142, and his analyses included 6 for 81 against Derbyshire, 5 for 63 against Gloucestershire, 9 for 145 in the two innings against Worcestershire, and 5 for. 56 for H. D. G. Leveson-Gower's XI against Oxford University. He played no first-class cricket after 1911. He came of a notable cricketing family, being a brother of W. H. B. Evans and a cousin of A.J.
The Cricketer, February 1973
Also: the fastest Indian to 50 wickets, and Yasir Shah's unwanted "double-hundred"