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Earl of Darnley      

Full name John Stuart Bligh

Born April 16, 1827, Marylebone, London

Died December 14, 1896, Athboy, Co Meath, Ireland (aged 69 years 242 days)

Major teams Gentlemen of Kent

Relation Brother - EV Bligh, Son - Lord Clifton, Son - Hon.IFW Bligh

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 1 2 0 2 2 1.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1848 - 1848
Profile

The Darnley family was one of the leading lights in kent, if not English, cricket during much of the 19th century, and while the 6th Earl's abilities were limited - he made just one first-class outing for the Gentlemen of Kent - he played an important role as an administrator, and was president of Kent and MCC.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Hampshire at Chester-le-Street - Sep 1-4
Durham 213 & 126/6 (38.2 ov) Hampshire 251
Essex v Northants at Chelmsford - Sep 1-4
Essex 360 Northants 143/3 (35 ov)
Kent v Lancashire at Canterbury - Sep 1-4
Kent 570/8d Lancashire 25/0 (10 ov)
Leics v Gloucs at Leicester - Sep 1-4
Leics 415 Gloucs 22/0 (6.5 ov)
Surrey v Derbyshire at The Oval - Sep 1-4
Derbyshire 313 Surrey 227/5 (67 ov)
Warwickshire v Middlesex at Birmingham - Sep 1-4
Middlesex 207 Warwickshire 21/1 (10 ov)
Worcs v Sussex at Worcester - Sep 1-4
Worcs 210 Sussex 251/3 (66 ov)
Yorkshire v Somerset at Leeds - Sep 1-4
Somerset 110 & 44/2 (19 ov) Yorkshire 391
1st ODI: England v Australia at Southampton
Sep 3, 2015 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
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