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Tommy Ebden      

Full name Charles Hotson Murray Ebden

Born June 29, 1880, Westminster, London, England

Died May 24, 1949, Newton House, Elvanfoot, Lanarkshire (aged 68 years 329 days)

Major teams Scotland, Cambridge University, Middlesex, Sussex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Education Eton College; Cambridge University

Relation Brother-in-law - EF Penn

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 40 74 3 1465 137 20.63 1 24 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 40 138 89 2 1/15 44.50 3.86 69.0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1902 - 1909

An opening batsman, Tommy Ebden was in the Eton XI, and then the Cambridge XI in 1902 and 1903. In 1902 he made a sensational debut, making 137 against H Leveson-Gower's XI and finishing the season with 510 runs at 24.28. He won Blues in both years, and after finishing at university he played a few games for Sussex and Middlesex, In 1904-05 he toured the Caribbean with Lord Brackley's XI. He was also a good hockey player, winning Blues in 1901, 1902 and 1903 and also playing for England.
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