Leland Hone      

Full name Leland Hone

Born January 30, 1853, Dublin, Ireland

Died December 31, 1896, St Stephen's Green, Dublin, Ireland (aged 43 years 336 days)

Major teams England, Marylebone Cricket Club

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Education Rugby College

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 1 2 0 13 7 6.50 0 0 0 2 0
First-class 8 13 1 85 27 7.08 0 0 9 2
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 8 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Only Test Australia v England at Melbourne, Jan 2-4, 1879 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1878 - 1880
Profile

Rugby educated, Leland Hone came from a well-known Irish cricketing family and was chosen to tour Australia under Lord Harris in 1878-79 after two first-class appearances (both for MCC against the universities). Primarily a middle-order batsman who occasionally kept wicket, when it became clear that Harris's side lacked a regular wicketkeeper, Hone was drafted in, making his third first-class appearance in the only Test against Australia at Melbourne. He was the first player to represent England without first playing for a county. He played four more games on the tour, one (again for MCC) in 1880 - picking up a pair - and that was that. His eight first-class appearances came on three grounds - Lord's (3), Melbourne (3) and Sydney (2). He later played for All Ireland.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Kent at Derby - May 22-25
Derbyshire 492 Kent 187/3 (71 ov)
Glamorgan v Essex at Cardiff - May 22-25
Glamorgan 260 & 78/1 (25.2 ov) Essex 313
Gloucs v Northants at Bristol - May 22-25
Northants 176 Gloucs 343/8 (112.4 ov)
Hampshire v Notts at Southampton - May 22-25
Hampshire 270 & 4/0 (1.5 ov) Notts 189
Lancashire v Surrey at Manchester - May 22-25
Surrey 191 & 62/2 (19.1 ov) Lancashire 394
Leics v Worcs at Leicester - May 22-25
Leics 316 & 42/8 (21.2 ov) Worcs 274
Middlesex v Somerset at Lord's - May 22-25
Somerset 376 Middlesex 226/2 (76.4 ov)
Warwickshire v Durham at Birmingham - May 22-25
Warwickshire 313 & 103/8 (33.4 ov) Durham 190
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