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Cyril Gray      

Full name Cyril Douglas Gray

Born April 26, 1895, Hampstead, London

Died February 20, 1969, St Johns Hill, Woking, Surrey (aged 73 years 300 days)

Major teams Middlesex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Education Harrow School

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 15 25 1 563 81 23.45 0 4 7 0
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5w 10
First-class 15 30 2 2/7 15.00 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1925 - 1927
Profile

Cyril Gray, who died on February 20, aged 73, did not find a place in the XI while at Harrow, but he played as an amateur in fourteen Championship matches for Middlesex between 1925 and 1927. A strong driver whose style was not altogether orthodox, he began his county career with an innings of 79 against Worcestershire at Worcester. His highest score was 81 off the Warwickshire bowling at Lord's in 1927, he and E. H. Hendren (156) adding 214 runs in less than two hours. He was a fine golfer and played for England on a number of occasions.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Gloucs at Derby - May 31-Jun 3
Gloucs 329 Derbyshire 77/2
Essex v Leics at Chelmsford - May 31-Jun 3
Essex 166 & 276 Leics 280 & 55/0
Glamorgan v Northants at Cardiff - May 31-Jun 3
Glamorgan 371 Northants 157 & 163/4 (f/o)
Hampshire v Worcs at Southampton - May 31-Jun 3
Hampshire 222 & 1/0 Worcs 403/5d
Middlesex v Warwickshire at Lord's - May 31-Jun 3
Warwickshire 342 & 58/2 Middlesex 260
Surrey v Lancashire at The Oval - May 31-Jun 3
Surrey 448 Lancashire 342/8
Notts v Sussex at Nottingham - Jun 1-4
Notts 255 & 228/7 Sussex 189
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