Basil Robinson (cricketer)
|Full name||Henry Basil Oswin Robinson|
3 March 1919|
Eastbourne, Sussex, England
21 December 2012 (aged 93)|
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
|Bowling||Right-arm off break|
|Domestic team information|
|1951 & 1954||Canada|
Source: CricketArchive, 14 October 2011
Henry Basil Oswin Robinson (3 March 1919 in Eastbourne, Sussex, England – 21 December 2012) was a Canadian cricketer. He was a right-handed batsman and an off-break bowler. He played 19 first-class matches for Oxford University in 1947 and 1948. Later, he played five first-class matches for Canada in the 1950s. He took 53 first-class wickets in his career at an average of 27.20, with best bowling figures of 6/55 playing for Oxford University against Worcestershire.
Robinson also excelled at soccer, winning the 1938 Challenge Trophy with Vancouver North Shore at the Dominion championship in Winnipeg. He played cricket, soccer and rugby at the University of British Columbia.
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