Basil Robinson      

Full name Henry Basil Oswin Robinson

Born March 3, 1919, Eastbourne, Sussex, England

Died December 21, 2012, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (aged 93 years 293 days)

Major teams Canada, Oxford University

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Education University of British Colombia; Oxford University

Henry Basil Oswin Robinson
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 24 31 7 325 51 13.54 0 1 16 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ 4w 5w 10
First-class 24 2573+ 1442 53 6/55 27.20 3.36 0 3 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1947-1954
Profile

Basil Robinson was a prolific allround sportsman at the University of British Columbia - in 1936 he scored 1533 runs and took 186 wickets for Vancouver Junior CC - and in 1939 was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford but because of the war he was unable to take this up until 1946 by which time he was 27.

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May 14, 1948

Basil Robinson in the Oxford University side against MCC in 1948

Basil Robinson in the Oxford University side against MCC in 1948

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May 14, 1948

The Oxford University side against MCC in 1948 (Back row) Nigel Bloy, William  Davidson, Jika Travers, Christopher Winn, Basil Robinson. (Middle row) Abdul Kardar, Philip Whitcombe, Tony Pawson, Anthony Mallett, William Keighley. (Sitting) Clive van Ryneveld, Hubert Webb.

The Oxford University side against MCC in 1948

© Marylebone Cricket Club

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