Henry Adams (cricketer)

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Henry Adams
Personal information
Full name Henry James Adams
Born (1851-04-25)25 April 1851
Croydon, Surrey, England
Died 21 February 1922(1922-02-21) (aged 70)
Edmonton, Middlesex, England
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Role Wicket-keeper
Domestic team information
Years Team
1887–1889 Surrey
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 5
Runs scored 25
Batting average 5.00
100s/50s –/–
Top score 9
Balls bowled
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 4/2
Source: [1], 11 June 2012

Henry James Adams (25 April 1851 – 21 February 1922) was an English cricketer. Adams' was a right-handed batsman who fielded as a wicket-keeper and who could also bowl right-arm medium pace. He was born at Croydon, Surrey.

Adams made his first-class debut for Surrey against Sussex in 1887. He made three further first-class appearances for the county, the last of which came against Cambridge University in 1889.[1] In his five first-class matches for Surrey, he scored 25 runs at an average of 8.33, with a high score of 9. Behind the stumps he took 4 catches and made 2 stumpings.[2] He also made a single first-class appearance for CI Thornton's XI against the touring Australians in 1888.[1] He was dismissed for a duck twice in the match, both times by J. J. Ferris.[3]

He died at Edmonton, Middlesex on 21 February 1922.


  1. ^ a b "First-Class Matches played by Henry Adams". CricketArchive. Retrieved 17 December 2011. 
  2. ^ "First-class Batting and Fielding For Each Team by Henry Adams". CricketArchive. Retrieved 17 December 2011. 
  3. ^ "CI Thornton's XI v Australians, 1888". CricketArchive. Retrieved 17 December 2011. 

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