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Robert Douglas      

Full name Robert Noel Douglas

Born November 9, 1868, Norwood Green, Middlesex

Died February 27, 1957, Colyton, Devon (aged 88 years 110 days)

Major teams Cambridge University, Middlesex, Surrey

Batting style Right-hand bat

Education Eton College: Cambridge University

Relation Brother - AP Douglas, Brother - J Douglas, Brother - S Douglas

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 75 122 7 2669 131 23.20 1 15 48 3
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 75 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1890 - 1905
Profile

The Rev. Robert Douglas played both cricket and rugby football for Cambridge. He went to the University from Dulwich College in 1889 and for the three following years appeared against Oxford at Lord's, scoring as opening batsman an aggregate of 97 runs in the six innings. Twice he assisted Gentlemen against Players and he later turned out first for Surrey and then for Middlesex. Altogether he hit 2,661 runs in first-class cricket, average 23.13. He played as a forward in the University rugby match of 1891 and also helped the Harlequins. He was a master at Uppingham before serving as headmaster of Giggleswick from 1910 to 1931.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Warwickshire at Chester-le-Street - Aug 23-26
Durham 207 Warwickshire 195/3 (70 ov)
Glamorgan v Sussex at Cardiff - Aug 23-26
Glamorgan 252 Sussex 243/6 (91.5 ov)
Gloucs v Kent at Bristol - Aug 23-26
Gloucs 221 Kent 195/4 (56.3 ov)
Leics v Essex at Leicester - Aug 23-26
Leics 238 Essex 202/6 (63 ov)
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton - Aug 23-26
Hampshire 338 Somerset 155/3 (43.2 ov)
Surrey v Lancashire at The Oval - Aug 23-26
Lancashire 287 Surrey 262/3 (76 ov)
Worcs v Northants at Worcester - Aug 23-26
Northants 551 Worcs 24/1 (10 ov)
Yorkshire v Notts at Scarborough - Aug 23-26
Yorkshire 282 & 100/2 (28 ov) Notts 94
1st ODI: England v Pakistan at Southampton - Aug 24
Pakistan 106/2 (22.3/50 ov)
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