The Revd Vernon Royle      

Full name The Reverend Vernon Peter Fanshawe Archer Royle

Born January 29, 1854, Brooklands, Cheshire

Died May 21, 1929, Stanmore Park, Middlesex (aged 75 years 112 days)

Major teams England, Lancashire, Oxford University

Batting style Right-hand bat

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 1 2 0 21 18 10.50 0 0 0 2 0
First-class 102 165 15 2322 81 15.48 0 9 69 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 1 16 6 0 - - - 2.25 - 0 0 0
First-class 102 783 376 15 4/51 25.06 2.88 52.2 0 0
Career statistics
Only Test Australia v England at Melbourne, Jan 2-4, 1879 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1873 - 1891
Profile

Vernon Royle was a capable middle-order batsman who was renowned for his excellent fielding in the covers. Fast over the ground, ambidextrous, and possessing a devastatingly accurate throw, he appeared for Lancashire before obtaining his Blue at Oxford. He toured Australia with Lord Harris's side - where again his fielding won considerable praise - but effectively retired from first-class cricket in 1879 when he started teaching. He was subsequently ordained.
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Notes

Reverend

Country Fixtures Country Results
Northants v Essex at Northampton - May 28-31
Northants 444 & 75/5 (25 ov) Essex 640
Notts v Durham at Nottingham - May 28-31
Notts 534 & 122/2 (37.2 ov) Durham 447
Sussex v Derbyshire at Hove - May 28-31
Derbyshire 150 & 195/6 (74 ov) Sussex 447/8d
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 29-Jun 1
Leics 341 Kent 117/2 (44 ov)
Middlesex v Hampshire at Northwood - May 29-Jun 1
Middlesex 467/3d Hampshire 131 & 62/3 (20 ov) (f/o)
Worcs v Gloucs at Worcester - May 29-Jun 1
Worcs 439 Gloucs 253/6 (86 ov)
Yorkshire v Lancashire at Leeds - May 29-Jun 1
Yorkshire 308 & 90/6 (38.1 ov) Lancashire 196
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