Basil Grieve      

Full name Basil Arthur Firebrace Grieve

Born May 28, 1864, Kilburn, Middlesex

Died November 19, 1917, Eastbourne, Sussex (aged 53 years 175 days)

Major teams England

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Education Harrow School

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 2 3 2 40 14* 40.00 0 0 6 0 0 0
First-class 2 3 2 40 14* 40.00 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v England at Port Elizabeth, Mar 12-13, 1889 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v England at Cape Town, Mar 25-26, 1889 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1888/89 - 1888/89
Profile

Basil Grieve's two Test appearances - both made during Major Warton's tour in 1888-89 - make up his entire first-class career. He was not a slouch, and had been a medium-paced opening bowler for Harrow and MCC. A wine merchant by trade, he died in 1917 of natural causes. Such was his impact on the cricket world, Wisden carried a three-line obituary which failed to mention his appearances for England.
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Oct 1, 1888

The first MCC side to tour South Africa under the management of Major Wharton  1888-89. Standing: BAF Grieve, AC Skinner, AJ Fothergill, JM Read, R Abel. Sitting: CA Smith, Major Warton, The Hon. CJ Coventry, JEP McMaster, MP Bowden. Front:  JH Roberts, H Wood. Insets: J. Briggs, G Ulyett, F Hearne.

The first MCC side to tour South Africa 1888-89

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2nd Investec Test: England v Pakistan at Manchester - Jul 22-26
England 589/8d & 13/0 (4 ov) Pakistan 198
Eng Lions v Pakistan A at Canterbury - Jul 24
Eng Lions 324/8 Pakistan A 232/6 (39.4/50 ov)
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South Group: Essex v Surrey at Chelmsford - Jul 24
Surrey 313/8 Essex 223/7 (36.1/50 ov)
South Group: Gloucs v Sussex at Cheltenham - Jul 24
Gloucs 242/8 Sussex 191 (45.4/50 ov)
North Group: Leics v Yorkshire at Leicester - Jul 24
Yorkshire won by 191 runs
South Group: Middlesex v Kent at Lord's - Jul 24
Kent 238/7 Middlesex 194/2 (38.4/50 ov)
North Group: Northants v Durham at Northampton - Jul 24
Northants won by 170 runs
North Group: Notts v Derbyshire at Market Warsop - Jul 24
Notts 340/7 Derbyshire 265/8 (44/50 ov)
South Group: Somerset v Glamorgan at Taunton - Jul 24
Somerset 322/7 Glamorgan 197/6 (35.1/47 ov, target 313)
North Group: Warwickshire v Worcs at Birmingham - Jul 24
Warwickshire won by 8 wickets (with 164 balls remaining)
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