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Cyril Tyler      

Full name Cyril Tyler

Born January 26, 1911, Ossett, Yorkshire

Died January 25, 1996, Reading, Berkshire (aged 84 years 364 days)

Major teams Gloucestershire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium, Right-arm offbreak, Legbreak

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 16 22 4 113 22 6.27 0 0 7 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 16 2097 1122 33 5/116 34.00 3.21 63.5 1 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1936 - 1938
Profile

PROFESSOR CYRIL TYLER, who died on January 25, at the age of 84, played 16 matches for Gloucestershire from 1936 to 1938 as a right-arm medium-pace off-break and occasional leg-spin bowler. He took 33 wickets with a best innings analysis of 5 for 116 against Middlesex at Lord's, a performance which caused him to be mentioned as an England prospect. A Yorkshireman from Ossett, he had great success as a teenager in the Heavy Woollen League. He became an agricultural chemist at Cirencester Agricultural College in 1939, eventually becoming Vice-Chancellor of Reading University it 1968, until retiring in 1976.
The Cricketer

Country Fixtures Country Results
South Group: Gloucs v Glamorgan at Bristol - Apr 27
Glamorgan won by 18 runs (D/L method)
South Group: Kent v Hampshire at Canterbury - Apr 27
Hampshire won by 6 wickets (with 29 balls remaining)
North Group: Worcs v Notts at Worcester - Apr 27
Worcs won by 5 wickets (with 12 balls remaining) (D/L method)
North Group: Northants v Warwickshire at Northampton - Apr 27
Northants 151 Warwickshire 86/0 (11.1/30 ov, target 159)
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