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List of cricketers who died in road accidents[edit]

George Street - "He was riding a motor-cycle and, in endeavouring to avoid a lorry at a cross-roads, crashed into a wall and died immediately."

Ted McDonald - Australian Test player. Car collided with another car near Bolton

Dudley Pope

Charlie Bull

Reggie Northway - "car overturned on the A6 road at Kibworth, Leicestershire. Northway was flung from the car and killed, his body being found in a roadside ditch." The same accident ended the career of Fred Bakewell

Dallas Page

Jack Iddon - English Test player

Collie Smith-West indian Test player

Riaz-ur-Rehman

Hugo Yarnold Record-breaking wicketkeeper and Test umpire

Richard Edmunds Fast bowler from Rutland, played a couple of times for Leicestershire in 1989 and for England Youth Test side

Graham Kersey

Ben Hollioake - English Test player

Dhruv Pandove [1] - Indian first-class player

Suryaveer Singh [2] - Indian first-class player, brother of Test player Hanumant Singh

Keki Tarapore - Indian Test player

Alec Bedser, South African first class cricketer and twin brother of Eric Bedser - they were named after the English cricketing twins of the same name.

Basil Fussell

Donald Pringle, father of Derek. Played ODIs for East Africa in the 1975 World Cup.

Clem Hill, suffered head injuries due to a fall while trying to board a tram in the corner of Queen and Collins street on May 17, 1945. In the Royal Melbourne Hospital, he was taken off the "danger list" ten days later. But a heart condition developed and he died on September 5.

Stanley Jackson, run over by a taxi. Died some while afterwards, but allegedly never recovered.

Govind Chauhan, father of Rajesh Chauhan, scooter accident.

Wisden 1966 reported that Wally Hammond died aged 62 "from an illness due in great part to severe injuries suffered in a motor accident five years earlier".

[3] reports Ron Oxenham did not recover from road accident injuries

Laurie Williams - West Indian first-class player (also played ODIs for West Indies) car crash

C.N.Bruce (Lord Aberdare) died after his car left a road and fell into a river in Yugoslavia

Ian Cromb - New Zealand Test player

Manjural Islam Rana - Bangladesh Test player

Sajjadul Hasan

Stanley de Silva, Sri Lankan first-class player, also played ODIs in the 1979 World Cup. Died aged 23-147, motor cycle accident [4]

Bashir Miandad

Anthony Rohrs, car accident

Sharad Mandan, [5]

Masood Salahuddin, [6], aged 90

Nasir Wasti [7]

Albert Frederick "Spinney" Lane. Car came off the road and hit a hedge near Stratford upon Avon

Mark McPhee "four-wheel-drive collided with a road train carrying milk near Gingin, north of Perth"

Vic Jackson killed in a motor-car accident in Australia

Shervan Prag [citation needed]

Reg Bettington "his car fell 100 feet on to a railway line"

Malcolm Walker, died in a motorcycle accident

Tiger Lance, died four weeks after being seriously injured in a road accident

Peter Barrett, died in a car accident in Everton, Hampshire on 28 October 1983.

George Shaw, died in a car accident outside Port Pirie, South Australia on 2 August 1984.

MP Dastur, motor cycle accident

Runako Morton - West Indian Test player, also ODIs

Kishore Bhikane two-wheeler hit by a truck

AJW Bavin, not fcc, Aug 6, 1956, aged 60

Saleem Pervez, one ODI for Pakistan in 1980

Merrick Elderton, died after a collision with a cyclist near to his home in Sherborne

Aubrey Sharp, after a car accident

Brian Swift (cricketer), Cambridge University wicketkeeper in 1957 University Match, killed in car accident March 1958

Sandeep Singh


Name Main FC team Birth and death Cause of death Ref Other details
George Street England 6 December, 1889 – 24 April, 1924 "He was riding a motor-cycle and, in endeavouring to avoid a lorry at a cross-roads, crashed into a wall and died immediately."
Ted McDonald Australia Car collided with another car near Bolton
Dudley Pope
Charlie Bull
Reggie Northway Northants "Car overturned on the A6 road at Kibworth, Leicestershire. Northway was flung from the car and killed, his body being found in a roadside ditch." The same accident ended the career of Fred Bakewell
Dallas Page
Jack Iddon
Collie Smith West Indies
Riaz-ur-Rehman
Hugo Yarnold
George Street England 6 December, 1889 – 24 April, 1924 "He was riding a motor-cycle and, in endeavouring to avoid a lorry at a cross-roads, crashed into a wall and died immediately."
George Street England 6 December, 1889 – 24 April, 1924 "He was riding a motor-cycle and, in endeavouring to avoid a lorry at a cross-roads, crashed into a wall and died immediately."
George Street England 6 December, 1889 – 24 April, 1924 "He was riding a motor-cycle and, in endeavouring to avoid a lorry at a cross-roads, crashed into a wall and died immediately."
George Street England 6 December, 1889 – 24 April, 1924 "He was riding a motor-cycle and, in endeavouring to avoid a lorry at a cross-roads, crashed into a wall and died immediately."

Train accidents[edit]

Ranjit Khanwilkar - died when the Island Express fell off the bridge over the Ashtamudi Lake near Kollam (then Quilon) in Kerala*http://content-www.cricinfo.com/india/content/player/30218.html

Drowned[edit]

Aviation accidents[edit]

Cricketers who were murdered[edit]

Robert Makant : "was murdered whilst on duty in Kurdistan " [8] (not a first class cricketer)

Muni Lal - murdered along with his wife by thieves who broke into his house. Editor of Crickinia, one of the earliest Indian cricket almanacks, and the uncle of Test cricketer Arun Lal. Was the Indian highcommissioner in West Indies and ambassador in Somalia.

Ashley Harvey-Walker : shot dead in a bar in Johannesburg [9]

Jeff Stollmeyer : Shot by intruders into his house.[10]

Rajesh Peter Found dead in his flat under mysterious circumstances. [11]. Known mainly for his innings of 67* batting at No,10 in the epic 1982 Ranji final.

Claude Tozer Shot dead by his patient/lover but she was acquitted on account of insanity. [12] [13]

Haseeb-ul-Hasan "murdered by an unknown gunman.

Percy Hardy "found dead on the floor of a lavatory at King's Cross station (G.N.R.)... His throat was cut and a blood-stained knife was by his side."

William Strydom "shot during a robbery" [14]

Rahatullah "killed by unknown assailants" [15]

Jack Marsh killed in a street brawl [16]

The 1939-40 MCC Touring Party[edit]

(wherein the curious will find the answer to Q268 of the Cricket Quiz)

Flight-Lieut Jack Holmes (capt) Hugh Bartlett John Brocklebank Billy Griffith Roger Human Bob Wyatt Emrys Davies Tom Dollery Harold Gimblett George Pope John Langridge Gerald Mobey Stan Nichols Jack Parker Peter Smith Arthur Wellard

Tests to be played at Bombay, Calcutta and Madras.

Holmes, Bartlett, Brocklebank, Human, Davies, Langridge, Mobey and Parker never played Test cricket.

The manager was to have been Lieut.-Col. C.B. Rubie; in the event, Col. Rubie died on 3 November, 1939 after an operation, so his participation must have been doubtful.

Tryout Championship[edit]

Position Team Played Won Lost Drawn No Dec 1st inn

lead match L

1st inn

lead match D

Points
Pts 12 4 4
=1 Lancashire 28 16 2 10 0 1 6 220
=1 Surrey 28 17 4 6 1 0 4 220
3 Yorkshire 28 14 2 10 2 0 8 200
4 Warwickshire 28 8 6 13 1 1 8 132
5 Derbyshire 28 8 9 9 2 3 4 124
6 Worcestershire 28 7 9 9 3 0 7 114
=7 Gloucestershire 28 6 6 16 0 2 9 112
=7 Somerset 28 8 8 10 2 1 3 112
9 Kent 28 6 12 8 1 3 5 108
10 Northamptonshire 28 6 4 15 3 2 6 104
11 Glamorgan 28 6 4 9 9 0 7 100
12 Hampshire 28 7 9 9 2 0 2 96
13 Sussex 28 5 11 11 1 6 2 92
14 Middlesex 28 5 12 8 3 2 4 84
15 Nottinghamshire 28 3 6 17 2 0 8 68
16 Leicestershire 28 3 13 11 1 2 5 64
17 Essex 28 4 12 11 1 0 3 60

Promoted: Dundee United, Clydebank
Relegated: Johnstone, Forfar Athletic

Tryout cricket tables[edit]

1963 English cricket season – leading batsmen by average
Name Innings Runs Highest Average 100s
Gary Sobers 34 1333 112 47.60 4
Mike Smith 39 1566 144* 47.45 3
Geoff Boycott 43 1628 165* 45.22 3
Basil Butcher 34 1294 133 44.62 2
Conrad Hunte 37 1367 182 44.09 3
Clive Inman 51 1708 120* 42.70 1
Brian Bolus 57 2190 202* 41.32 5
Ken Barrington 45 1568 110* 41.26 2


1963 English cricket season – leading batsmen by aggregate
Name Innings Runs Highest Average 100s
Brian Bolus 57 2190 202* 41.32 5
Peter Richardson 56 2110 172 39.07 5
John Edrich 55 1921 125 40.02 2
Alan Jones 58 1857 187* 34.38 3
Ken Suttle 57 1854 141 34.98 3
1963 English cricket season – leading bowlers by average
Name Balls Maidens Runs Wickets Average
Charlie Griffith 4208 192 1527 119 12.83
Fred Trueman 5067 206 1955 129 15.15
Ken Palmer 6113 289 2234 139 16.07
Alan Moss 3857 249 1355 84 16.13
David Sydenham 4915 239 1753 108 16.23
Brian Statham 4746 168 1874 113 16.58
1964 English cricket season – leading bowlers by aggregate
Name Balls Maidens Runs Wickets Average
Derek Shackleton 8325 583 2446 146 16.75
Barry Knight 6743 207 3042 140 21.72
Ken Palmer 6113 289 2234 139 16.07
Fred Trueman 5067 206 1955 129 15.15
Don Shepherd 7713 540 2373 126 18.83
1930 English cricket season - leading bowlers by average
Name Balls Maidens Runs Wickets Average
Hedley Verity 2437 154 795 64 12.42
Charlie Parker 6099 301 2299 179 12.84
Dick Tyldesley 6313 352 2263 140 16.16
Harold Larwood 3726 124 1622 99 16.38
Frank Booth 1131 47 432 26 16.61

11-column Championship[edit]

Position Team Played Won Lost Drawn Tied No Dec 1st inn

lead match L

1st inn

lead match D

Points
Pts 12 6 4 4
1 Middlesex 26 19 5 2 0 0 1 1 236
2 Gloucestershire 26 17 4 5 0 0 1 2 216
3 Lancashire 26 13 1 10 1 1 0 6 186
4 Kent 26 12 8 6 0 0 2 5 172
5 Derbyshire 26 11 9 5 0 1 3 4 160
6 Surrey 26 10 7 8 0 1 0 5 140
=7 Worcestershire 26 7 11 8 0 0 4 5 120
=7 Yorkshire 26 8 7 10 0 1 1 5 120
=9 Glamorgan 26 8 8 8 0 2 3 2 116
=9 Sussex 26 9 12 5 0 0 1 0 116
=11 Essex 26 6 9 10 1 0 1 4 100
=11 Nottinghamshire 26 6 6 13 0 1 1 6 100
=11 Somerset 26 8 12 6 0 0 0 1 100
14 Leicestershire 26 6 14 5 0 1 2 3 92
15 Warwickshire 26 6 12 7 0 1 2 1 84
16 Hampshire 26 4 11 8 1 2 0 6 78
17 Northamptonshire 26 2 16 6 1 1 2 4 54

Tryout football tables[edit]

Position Team Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference Points
1 Clyde 39 21 11 7 71 32 39 53
2 Raith Rovers 39 19 15 5 63 34 29 53
3 Dunfermline Ath 39 18 12 9 64 41 23 48
4 Berwick Rangers 39 16 16 7 68 51 17 48
5 Falkirk 39 15 14 10 51 46 5 44
6 Forfar Athletic 39 17 8 14 61 55 6 42
7 Queen's Park 39 13 15 11 52 51 1 41
8 Albion Rovers 39 16 8 15 68 68 0 40
9 East Stirlingshire 39 15 8 16 55 65 -10 38
10 Cowdenbeath 39 13 8 18 75 78 -3 34
11 Stranraer 39 13 7 19 54 63 -9 33
12 Stenhousemuir 39 10 10 19 43 67 -24 30
13 Meadowbank Thistle 39 6 10 23 43 89 -46 22
14 Brechin City 39 7 6 26 45 73 -28 20


Infobox[edit]

Edward Hartopp
Personal information
Full name Edward Samuel Evans Hartopp
Born (1820-09-07)7 September 1820
Thurnby, Leicestershire, England
Died 5 October 1894(1894-10-05) (aged 74)
South Pickenham, Norfolk, England
Role Batsman
Domestic team information
Years Team
1841–1842 Cambridge University
1842–1852 MCC
First-class debut 13 May 1841 Cambridge University v Cambridge Town Club
Last First-class 22 August 1857 Gentlemen of England v Gentlemen of Kent and Sussex
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 69
Runs scored 442
Batting average 4.25
100s/50s –/–
Top score 22
Balls bowled unknown
Wickets 1
Bowling average unknown
5 wickets in innings –1
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 1/?
Catches/stumpings 16/–
Source: CricketArchive, 4 June 2014

Refs[edit]

[1]

[2]

[3]

[4]

[5]

[6] [7]

[8]


  1. ^ "The Pakistanis in England, 1992". Wisden Cricketers' Almanack (1993 ed.). Wisden. p. 291. 
  2. ^ Mike Oakley. Gloucestershire Railway Stations (2003 ed.). Dovecote Press, Wimborne. p. 37–39. ISBN 1 904349 24 2. 
  3. ^ Although he claimed himself to be younger. "The Pakistanis in England, 1992". Wisden Cricketers' Almanack (1993 ed.). Wisden. p. 291. 
  4. ^ "Obituary: Norman Mitchell-Innes". The Guardian. 2007-01-12. Retrieved 2007-12-31. 
  5. ^ "Births". The Times (54739) (London). 6 April 1960. p. 1. (subscription required (help)). 
  6. ^ The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 60095. p. 5852. 23 March 2012. Retrieved 23 March 2012.
  7. ^ The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 60096. p. 5855. 23 March 2012. Retrieved 23 March 2012.
  8. ^ J. Venn and J. A. Venn. "Alumni Cantabrigienses: Thomas (Tom) Collins". Part 2. www.archive.org/Cambridge University Press. p. 100. Retrieved 22 September 2013. 

Map play[edit]

Bristol and North Somerset Railway
Stations opened September 3 1873, unless otherwise stated.
MR(Bristol and Gloucester Railway to Gloucester)
Bristol Harbour
GWR(Great Western Main Line to London)
Bristol Temple Meads(Interchange)
St Philips Marsh(TMD)
River Avon
GWR(Bristol and Exeter Railway to Exeter)
Brislington
Whitchurch Halt(Opened in 1925)
Pensford
Pensford Viaduct(Over River Chew)
Clutton
Camerton branch
Hallatrow(Interchange)
Farrington Gurney Halt(Opened in 1927)
Paulton Halt(Opened in 1914)
Radford and Timsbury Halt(Opened in 1910)
Camerton(Opened in 1882)
Dunkerton Colliery Halt(Opened in 1911)
Dunkerton(Opened in 1910)
Combe Hay Halt(Opened in 1910)
Midsomer Norton and Welton
Somerset and Dorset Joint Railway
Radstock West
Midford Halt(Opened in 1911. Not connected to S&D station at Midford. Closed in 1915)
Monkton Combe Halt(Opened in 1910)
Wessex Main Line(To Bath Spa)
Limpley Stoke(Interchange)
Mells Road(Opened in 1887)
Westbury
Wessex Main Line(To Southampton)
Whatley Quarry
Heart of Wessex Line(To Westbury)
Frome(Interchange)

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Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Stonehouse (Bristol Road)
Line and station closed
  Stonehouse and Nailsworth Railway
Midland Railway
  Dudbridge
Line and station closed


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And[edit]

Marlborough and Savernake Area
M&SWJR to Swindon
Marlborough (M&SWJR station)
Marlborough (GWR station)
Link (1883-98, 1926-64)
Marlborough tunnel
Link (1933-64)
Burbage Wharf Goods Station
Savernake High Level
Savernake Low Level
Reading to Plymouth Line
Grafton and Burbage
M&SWJR to Andover