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Father Ignatius Rice
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Father Ignatius Rice

England

Full Name

William Ignatius Rice

Born

March 15, 1883, Birmingham, Warwickshire

Died

April 22, 1955, Douai Abbey, Woolhampton, Reading, Berkshire, (aged 72y 38d)

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Bowling Style

Right arm medium

Education

St Edmund's Douai; Oxford University

TEAMS

Father William Ignatius Rice, OSB, MA, was Headmaster of Douai School from 1915 to 1952. In his younger days he played for Warwickshire during the summer holidays and for some years enjoyed the distinction of being the only monk whose cricket performances were chronicled in Wisden. He was a friend of GK Chesterton, whose Father Brown novels were based on Father O'Connor, a mutual friend.
Cricinfo staff

Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAve100s50sCtSt
FC2401593.750010
Bowling
FormatMatBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
FC2000-----000

Debut/Last Matches - Player

FC Matches
Span
1920 - 1920