Cyril Foley      

Full name Cyril Pelham Foley

Born November 1, 1868, Westminster, London

Died March 9, 1936, Wimborne St Giles, Dorset (aged 67 years 129 days)

Major teams Cambridge University, Middlesex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm slow

Education Eton College: Cambridge University

Relation Cousin - PH Foley

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 123 207 16 3175 117 16.62 2 43 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 123 68 26 1 1/14 26.00 2.29 68.0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1888 - 1891
Profile

Lieut. Col. Cyril Foley enjoyed the very special distinction of being in the Eton elevens of 1886-87 when both matches with Winchester and Harrow were won, and then helping Cambridge beat Oxford three times - 1889 to 1891. Patient and sound in defence he scored freely to the off side. Usually going in first he seldom failed. Against Harrow in 1886 he made 114 and 36. His scores next year were 37 and 8 while against Winchester he played innings of 38 and 23 and 23 and 7. For Cambridge he was equally consistent with 22, 26 and 1 not out, 12 and 41.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Northants v Essex at Northampton - May 28-31
Northants 444 & 75/5 (25 ov) Essex 640
Notts v Durham at Nottingham - May 28-31
Match drawn
Sussex v Derbyshire at Hove - May 28-31
Sussex won by 10 wickets
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 29-Jun 1
Leics 341 Kent 117/2 (44 ov)
Middlesex v Hampshire at Northwood - May 29-Jun 1
Middlesex 467/3d Hampshire 131 & 62/3 (20 ov) (f/o)
Worcs v Gloucs at Worcester - May 29-Jun 1
Worcs 439 & 98/3 (27.2 ov) Gloucs 364/6d
Yorkshire v Lancashire at Leeds - May 29-Jun 1
Yorkshire 308 & 236 Lancashire 196 & 11/0 (5 ov, target 349)
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