Hugh Bromley-Davenport      

Full name Hugh Richard Bromley-Davenport

Born August 18, 1870, Capesthorne Hall, Chelford, Cheshire

Died May 23, 1954, South Kensington, London (aged 83 years 278 days)

Major teams England, Cambridge University, Middlesex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Left-arm fast

Education Eton College; Cambridge University

Relation Brother-in-law - JR Head

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 4 6 0 128 84 21.33 0 1 0 1 0
First-class 76 119 21 1801 91 18.37 0 11 48 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 4 4 155 98 4 2/46 3/69 24.50 3.79 38.7 0 0 0
First-class 76 6910 3352 187 7/17 17.92 2.91 36.9 12 1
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v England at Port Elizabeth, Feb 13-14, 1896 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v England at Johannesburg, Feb 14-16, 1899 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1892-1899
Profile

Hugh Richard Bromley-Davenport, who died on May 23, aged 83, was in the Eton XI from 1886 to 1889, being captain in the last two seasons, and was described by Wisden of the time as the best Public School bowler of 1887. Fast left-arm, he achieved considerable success in his first two matches against Harrow, for in 1886 he dismissed nine batsmen for 152 and the following season eight for 111.

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