Bayly Akroyd

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Bayly Akroyd
Personal information
Full name Bayly Nash Akroyd
Born 27 April 1850
Streatham, Surrey, England
Died 24 November 1926(1926-11-24) (aged 76)
Marylebone, London, England
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Unknown-arm roundarm slow
Relations Swainson Akroyd (brother)
Domestic team information
Years Team
1879 Marylebone Cricket Club
1872–1873 Surrey
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 8
Runs scored 129
Batting average 8.60
100s/50s –/–
Top score 30
Balls bowled 24
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 9/–
Source: Cricinfo, 14 April 2013

Bayly Nash Akroyd (27 April 1850 – 24 November 1926) was an English cricketer. Bayly was a right-handed batsman who bowled roundarm slow, though with which arm he bowled with is unknown. He was born at Streatham, Surrey, and was educated at Radley College.

Akroyd made his first-class debut for Surrey in 1872 against Nottinghamshire at The Oval, with him making a further appearance in that season against Kent at the same venue.[1] The following season he made a single first-class appearance for the Surrey Club against the Marylebone Cricket Club at Lord's, before also making four first-class appearances in that season for Surrey.[1] He later made a final first-class appearance for the Marylebone Cricket Club against Kent in 1879 at the Higher Common Ground, Tunbridge Wells.[1] Akroyd made a total of eight appearances in first-class cricket, scoring a total of 129 at an average of 8.60, with a high score of 30.[2] For Surrey he scored 108 runs at an average of 9.00.[3]

He died at Marylebone, London on 24 November 1926. His brother Swainson Akroyd also played first-class cricket.


  1. ^ a b c "First-Class Matches played by Bayly Akroyd". CricketArchive. Retrieved 14 April 2013. (Subscription required (help)). 
  2. ^ "Player profile: Bayly Akroyd". CricketArchive. Retrieved 14 April 2013. (Subscription required (help)). 
  3. ^ "First-class Batting and Fielding For Each Team by Bayly Akroyd". CricketArchive. Retrieved 14 April 2013. (Subscription required (help)). 

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