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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


Train accidents[edit]

Drowned[edit]

Aviation accidents[edit]

Cricketers who were murdered[edit]

See List of cricketers who were murdered

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]

Owen Rock
Personal information
Full name Harry Owen Rock
Born (1896-10-18)18 October 1896
Scone, New South Wales, Australia
Died 9 March 1978(1978-03-09) (aged 81)
Manly, Sydney
Batting style Right-handed
Role Batsman
Relations Father Claude
Domestic team information
Years Team
1924/25–1925/26 New South Wales
First-class debut 28 November 1924 New South Wales v South Australia
Last First-class 23 January 1926 New South Wales v Victoria
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 6
Runs scored 758
Batting average 94.75
100s/50s 3/2
Top score 235
Catches/stumpings 1/–
Source: CricketArchive, 24 February 2015

Refs[edit]

[1]

[2]

[3]

[4]

[5]

[6] [7]

[8]

[9]


  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.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  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. 
  9. ^ "Former Noted Scots Cricketer Dead". Dundee Evening Telegraph/British Newspaper Archive (Dundee). 7 July 1938. p. 3. (subscription required (help)). 

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)

box[edit]

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


morebox

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

And again[edit]

Name County Birth date Batting Style Bowling Style Refs
Lord Hawke (Captain) Yorkshire (1860-08-16)16 August 1860 (aged 34) Right-handed [1]
Gerald Bardswell Lancashire (1873-12-07)7 December 1873 (aged 20) Right-handed Right-arm medium pace [2]
Lawrence Bathurst Middlesex (1871-06-04)4 June 1871 (aged 23) Right-handed Left-arm medium pace [3]
Charles de Trafford Leicestershire (1864-05-21)21 May 1864 (aged 30) Right-handed [4]
Ledger Hill Hampshire (1871-07-26)26 July 1871 (aged 23) Right-handed Right-arm underarm [5]
George Hillyard Leicestershire (1864-02-06)6 February 1864 (aged 30) Right-handed Right arm fast-medium [6]
Robert Lucas Middlesex (1867-07-17)17 July 1867 (aged 27) Right-handed Right-arm medium pace [7]
Kenneth McAlpine (1858-04-11)11 April 1858 (aged 36) Right-handed [8]
Gerald Mordaunt Kent (1873-01-20)20 January 1873 (aged 21) Right-handed Right arm underarm slow [9]
Sandford Robinson Nottinghamshire (1868-02-05)5 February 1868 (aged 26) Right-handed (Wicketkeeper) [10]
William Whitwell (1867-12-12)12 December 1867 (aged 26) Right-handed Right arm fast [11]
Charles Wright Nottinghamshire (1863-05-27)27 May 1863 (aged 31) Right-handed (Wicketkeeper) [12]

Match template[edit]

28–29 September 1894
CricketArchive
Lord Hawke's XI
v
211 (107.1 overs)
Robert Lucas 46
Walter Clark 3/20 (12 overs)
107 (58.3 overs)
Clark 24
William Whitwell 4/33 (21 overs)
64 (33.1 overs)
Clark 18
Whitwell 5/25 (16.1 overs)
Lord Hawke's XI won by an innings and 40 runs
Germantown Cricket Club Ground, Philadelphia
  • Lord Hawke's XI won the toss and chose to bat



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
Richard Edmunds
Graham Kersey
Ben Hollioake
Dhruv Pandove
Suryaveer Singh
Keki Tarapore
Alec Bedser (South African cricketer)
Basil Fussell
Donald Pringe
Clem Hill
Stanley Jackson
Govind Chauhan
Wally Hammond
Ron Oxenham
Laurie Williams
C. N. Bruce
Ian Cromb
Manjural Islam Rana
Sajjadul Hasan
Stanley de Silva
Bashir Miandad
Anthony Rohrs
Sharad Mandan
Masood Salahuddin
Nasir Wasti
Spinney Lane
Mark McPhee
Vic Johnson
Shervan Prag
Reg Bettington
Malcolm Walker
Tiger Lance
Peter Barrett
George Shaw
Manek Dastur
Runako Morton
Kishore Bhikane
AJW Bavin
Salim Pervez
Meldrick Elderton
Aubrey Sharp
Brian Swift
Sandeep Singh
  1. ^ "Player Profile: Lord Hawke". CricketArchive. Retrieved 8 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "Player Profile: Gerald Bardswell". CricketArchive. Retrieved 8 February 2015. 
  3. ^ "Player Profile: Lawrence Bathurst". CricketArchive. Retrieved 8 February 2015. 
  4. ^ "Player Profile: Charles de Trafford". CricketArchive. Retrieved 8 February 2015. 
  5. ^ "Player Profile: Ledger Hill". CricketArchive. Retrieved 8 February 2015. 
  6. ^ "Player Profile: George Hillyard". CricketArchive. Retrieved 8 February 2015. 
  7. ^ "Player Profile: Robert Lucas". CricketArchive. Retrieved 8 February 2015. 
  8. ^ "Player Profile: Kenneth McAlpine". CricketArchive. Retrieved 8 February 2015. 
  9. ^ "Player Profile: Gerald Mordaunt". CricketArchive. Retrieved 8 February 2015. 
  10. ^ "Player Profile: Sandford Robinson". CricketArchive. Retrieved 8 February 2015. 
  11. ^ "Player Profile: Sammy Woods". CricketArchive. Retrieved 8 February 2015. 
  12. ^ "Player Profile: Charles Wright". CricketArchive. Retrieved 8 February 2015.