Grahame Cruickshanks

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Grahame Cruickshanks
Personal information
Full name Grahame Lawrence Cruickshanks
Born (1913-03-02)2 March 1913
Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape Province (present-day South Africa)
Died 8 September 1941(1941-09-08) (aged 28)
Berlin, Germany
Batting style Left-handed
Role Batsman and occasional wicket-keeper
Domestic team information
Years Team
1931 Eastern Province
First-class debut 21 December 1931 Eastern Province v Natal
Last First-class 23 December 1931 Eastern Province v Orange Free State
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 2
Runs scored 27
Batting average 6.75
100s/50s 0/0
Top score 19
Balls bowled 0
Wickets -
Bowling average -
5 wickets in innings -
10 wickets in match -
Best bowling -
Catches/stumpings 1/0
Source: CricketArchive, 7 June 2008

Grahame Lawrence Cruickshanks (2 March 1913 – 8 September 1941) was an Eastern Province and South African cricketer.[1] A left-handed batsman and occasional wicket-keeper, he played first-class cricket for Eastern Province[2] and also represented the Egypt national cricket team in five matches in the mid-1930s.[3]


Cruickshanks was born in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape Province in 1913,[2] the younger brother of Clive Cruickshanks, who also played cricket for Eastern Province.[4]

Cruickshanks played his only two first-class matches in December 1931, playing for Eastern Province in Currie Cup matches against Natal and Orange Free State.[5] He played five times for Egypt against HM Martineau's XI between 1935 and 1938.[3]


Grahame Cruickshanks died in Berlin, Germany in 1941, aged 28. [clarification needed][2]