Edward Sayres

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Edward Sayres (born 19 December 1815 at North Stoke, Sussex; died 11 January 1888 at Cold Ashton, Gloucestershire) was an English amateur cricketer who played first-class cricket from 1838 to 1842.

Edward Sayres was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge.[1] A right-handed batsman and right arm slow roundarm bowler who was mainly associated with Cambridge University, Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) and Sussex, he made 24 known appearances in first-class matches and took 100 wickets.[2] He played for the Gentlemen in the Gentlemen v Players series. In later life he was a clergyman.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Sayres, Edward (SRS837E2)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  2. ^ CricketArchive. Retrieved on 17 November 2008.

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Further reading[edit]

  • H S Altham, A History of Cricket, Volume 1 (to 1914), George Allen & Unwin, 1962
  • Arthur Haygarth, Scores & Biographies, Volumes 1–11 (1744–1870), Lillywhite, 1862–72