Montague Ainslie (cricketer)
|Full name||Montague Mordaunt Ainslie|
|Born||8 May 1823
Humeerpore, British India
|Died||22 March 1896
Windermere, Westmorland, England
|Domestic team information|
|1847||Marylebone Cricket Club|
|Source: Cricinfo, 27 April 2014|
Montague Mordaunt Ainslie (8 May 1823 – 22 March 1896) was an English cricketer active in the 1840s, making ten appearances in first-class cricket. One of sixteen children of Montague Ainslie, he was born at Humeerpore in British India.
Ainslie attended Eton College, where he captained the college cricket team, before undertaking studies at Magdalen College, Oxford. While at Oxford he played first-class cricket for Oxford University, making his debut against the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) at Bullingdon Green in 1843. He played first-class cricket for Oxford on seven further occasions up to 1845. He later made two further appearances in first-class matches, playing for the MCC against Oxford University in 1847, before playing for the Gentlemen of Kent against the Gentlemen of England in 1849. A poor batsman of unknown-handedness, Ainslie scored 98 runs in his ten first-class matches, averaging just 5.44. As a bowler it is known he took 4 wickets, however due to incomplete records, it is only known that he took a maximum of 3 in one innings.