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Richard Keigwin
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Richard Keigwin

England

Full Name

Richard Prescott Keigwin

Born

April 08, 1883, Lexden, Colchester, Essex

Died

November 26, 1972, Polstead, Suffolk, (aged 89y 233d)

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Bowling Style

Right arm slow

Education

Clifton College; Cambridge University

relations

(brother),

(brother)

TEAMS

Richard Keigwin captained Clifton in 1901 and 1902 before going up to Cambridge, where he won his Blue at cricket from 1903 to 1906. He also represented the University at Association football, hockey and rackets. He later played cricket and football for Essex and Gloucestershire; hockey for Essex and England and lawn tennis for Gloucestershire. When in France for a time, he became an expert at pelota. He did much good work as a coach at the R.N.C., Osborne, and while a master at Clifton for 16 years and afterwards as Warden of Wills Hall, Bristol University. Rated one of the foremost translators of Danish writings into English, he became an authority on the works of Hans Christian Andersen and was made a Knight of the Danish Order of the Dannebrog.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAve100s50sCtSt
FC7412912231611619.79112410
Bowling
FormatMatBallsRunsWktsBBIAveEconSR5w10w
FC7448292614878/7930.043.2455.5031

Debut/Last Matches - Player

FC Matches
Span
1903 - 1923