Full name William Corrie Tonge
Born April 14, 1862, Starborough, Dormans Land, Surrey
Died May 2, 1943, Fulmer Grange, Buckinghamshire (aged 81 years 18 days)
Major teams Gloucestershire
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
|First-class span||1880 - 1880|
Lieut. Colonel William Corrie Tonge, DSO, died on May 2 after a long illness, aged 81. A very good batsman, he captained Cheltenham College in his third season, 1880, in the XI, and was tried for Gloucestershire while still at school. Two years afterwards he played for Sandhurst, and from 1895 he appeared for Norfolk, being an officer in the county regiment.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack
Is the Universe Boss ready to hang up his boots? Not quite - poor year or not
Also, what is the record for the number of sixes hit in a T20 match?