W.G. Grace (jnr)      

Full name William Gilbert Grace

Born July 6, 1874, West Brompton, Kensington, London

Died March 2, 1905, East Cowes, Isle of Wight (aged 30 years 239 days)

Major teams Cambridge University, Gloucestershire, London County

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Relation Father - WG Grace, Uncle - EM Grace, Uncle - GF Grace, Brother - H Grace, Brother - CB Grace, Cousin - AH Grace, Cousin - NV Grace

William Gilbert Grace
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 57 91 4 1324 79 15.21 0 43 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 57 3561 1657 42 6/79 39.45 2.79 84.7 1 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1893 - 1903
Profile

William Gilbert Grace jnr, eldest son of the greatest cricketers, died suddenly at three o"clock on the morning of March 2nd, at East Cowes, after an operation for appendicitis. As he was born on July 6, 1874, he was under 31 years of age at the time of his death. He was in the Clifton College XI. in 1891-92-93, being captain in his second year, and assisted Cambridge against Oxford in 1895 and 1896. His first pronounced success was gained in the Reigate Festival of 1894, when he played a not out innings of 148 for his father"s XI. against Mr. W. W. Read"s XI. At Cambridge on June 1st, 1896, he and G. S. Graham-Smith made 337 together for the first wicket of Pembroke College v. Caius College, and at the Crystal Palace on September 16, 1901, he and W. L. Murdoch (who carried out his bat for 200) put up 355 for the first wicket of London County v Erratics. In these matches his scores were respectively 213 and 150. As a bowler he frequently did well, and for London County v. Bromley Town, at the Crystal Palace, on August 25, 1902, he obtained all ten wickets in an innings. From 1897 until 1903 he was an assistant-master at Oundle, and during the last two years of his life he occupied a similar position at the Royal Naval College, Osborne. He was buried at Elmers End Road Cemetery on March 6.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Latest Articles
Latest Photos

Feb 12, 1901

WG Grace junior

WG Grace junior

© The Cricketer International

Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Leics at Derby - May 25-28
Leics 619 Derbyshire 532/8 (141 ov)
Essex v Surrey at Chelmsford - May 26-29
Surrey 369 Essex 215/3 (80 ov)
Glamorgan v Durham at Swansea - May 26-29
Durham 342 Glamorgan 225/6 (59 ov)
Kent v Sussex at Tunbridge Wells - May 26-29
Kent 369 & 116/0 (35 ov) Sussex 164
Northants v Worcs at Northampton - May 26-29
Northants 238 & 53/2 (18 ov) Worcs 434
Notts v Gloucs at Nottingham - May 26-29
Notts 430/9d Gloucs 149 & 37/1 (10.3 ov) (f/o)
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton - May 26-29
Hampshire 162 & 293 Somerset 197 & 39/0 (10 ov, target 259)
Complete fixtures » | Download Fixtures »
News | Features Last 3 days
News | Features Last 3 days