Edward Austin (cricketer)
|Full name||Edward James Austin|
25 September 1847|
Buckland Ripers, Dorset, England
|Died||13 April 1891
Pimlico, London, England
|Bowling style||Unknown arm roundarm medium|
|Domestic team information|
|Source: Cricinfo, 26 December 2011|
Edward James Austin (25 September 1847 – 13 April 1891) was an English cricketer. Austin was a right-handed batsman who bowled roundarm medium pace, though which arm he bowled with is unknown. He was born at Buckland Ripers, Dorset.
While studying at Trinity College, Oxford, Austin made a single first-class appearance for Oxford University against the Marylebone Cricket Club at the Magdalen Ground, Oxford in 1869. Austin ended unbeaten on 0 in Oxford University's first-innings of 75 all out, while in the Marylebone Cricket Club's first-innings of 229 all out, Austin took the wickets of Herbert Stewart and John West, finishing with figures of 2/58 from 24 overs. In Oxford University's second-innings, Austin was dismissed for 10 runs by George Wootton, with the university being dismissed for 124 to lose the match by an innings and 30 runs. This was his only major appearance for Oxford University.
- "Alumni oxonienses: the members of the University of Oxford, 1715-1886, vol.1".
- "First-Class Matches played by Edward Austin". CricketArchive. Retrieved 26 December 2011.
- "Oxford University v Marylebone Cricket Club 1869". CricketArchive. Retrieved 26 December 2011.