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Claude Taylor      

Full name Claude Hilary Taylor

Born February 6, 1904, Leicester

Died January 28, 1966, North Foreland, Sherfield-on-Loddon, Hampshire (aged 61 years 356 days)

Major teams Leicestershire, Oxford University

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak googly

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 88 147 11 3378 123 24.83 9 66 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 88 1484 920 21 2/6 43.80 3.71 70.6 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1922 - 1927
Profile

Wisden Obituary
Claude Hilary Taylor, who died on January 27, aged 61, achieved fame in 1923 when he became the first Freshman in history to hit a century in the University match.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
North Group: Derbyshire v Northants at Derby - Apr 30
Northants 307/7 Derbyshire 17/0 (3.1/50 ov, target 308)
South Group: Essex v Hampshire at Chelmsford - Apr 30
Essex 304/7 Hampshire 9/1 (2.4/50 ov, target 305)
South Group: Glamorgan v Surrey at Cardiff - Apr 30
Glamorgan 239 (48.3/50 ov)
North Group: Leics v Worcs at Leicester - Apr 30
Worcs 361/8 Leics 9/0 (2/50 ov, target 362)
South Group: Middlesex v Gloucs at Lord's - Apr 30
Middlesex 256/9 Gloucs 30/0 (7.4/50 ov, target 257)
South Group: Sussex v Somerset at Hove - Apr 30
Somerset 303/5 (49/49 ov)
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