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Tom Taylor      

Full name Tom Launcelot Taylor

Born May 25, 1878, Headingley, Leeds, Yorkshire

Died March 16, 1960, Chapel Allerton, Leeds, Yorkshire (aged 81 years 296 days)

Major teams Cambridge University, Yorkshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 130 202 16 5968 156 32.08 13 86 6
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 130 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1897 - 1906
Profile

Tom Lancelot Taylor, president of the Yorkshire County Cricket Club and a former county player, died at his home at Chapel Allerton, Leeds, on March 16 at the age of 81. He was born in Yorkshire on May 25, 1878, and was educated at Uppingham and at Trinity College, Cambridge, showing from the beginning a tremendous keenness 'on the cricket field both as a batsman and wicketkeeper. For three years (the last two as captain) he was in the Uppingham XI, and in his last year, in 1896, he was considered the best public school batsman of the year with an average exceeding 84, among his scores being 100 against Repton.

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