John Raven (cricketer)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
John Raven
Personal information
Full name John Earle Reynolds Raven
Born (1851-02-23)23 February 1851
Broughton Astley, Leicestershire, England
Died 3 April 1940(1940-04-03) (aged 89)
Nutfield, Surrey, England
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Right-arm fast-medium
Domestic team information
Years Team
1874 Sussex
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 1
Runs scored 14
Batting average 7.00
100s/50s –/–
Top score 10
Balls bowled 72
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings –/–
Source: Cricinfo, 14 December 2011

John Earle Reynolds Raven (23 April 1851 – 3 April 1940) was an English cricketer. Raven was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm fast-medium. He was born at Broughton Astley, Leicestershire.

Raven made a single first-class appearance for Sussex against Surrey at The Oval in 1874.[1] In this match, he bowled 18 wicketless overs in Surrey's first-innings as they compiled 348 all out, while in Sussex's first-innings he batted at number eleven and was dismissed for 10 runs by James Southerton, with Sussex being dismissed for 147. Sussex were forced to follow-on, with Raven scoring 4 runs before being dismissed by James Street, with Sussex being dismissed for 199. Surrey won the match by an innings and 2 runs.[2] This was his only major appearance for Sussex.

He died at Nutfield, Surrey on 3 April 1940.


  1. ^ "First-Class Matches played by John Raven". CricketArchive. Retrieved 14 December 2011. 
  2. ^ "Surrey v Sussex, 1874". CricketArchive. Retrieved 14 December 2011. 

External links[edit]