Ralph Evans (cricketer)

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Ralph Evans
Personal information
Full name Ralph du Boulay Evans
Born (1891-10-01)1 October 1891
Newtown, Hampshire
Died 27 July 1929(1929-07-27) (aged 37)
Wheeler Ridge, California
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Right-arm medium
Relations Alfred Evans (Father), John Evans (Brother), Alfred Evans (Cousin), Dudley Evans (Cousin), William Evans (Cousin)
Domestic team information
Years Team
1913 Cambridge University
1912 Hampshire
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 5
Runs scored 102
Batting average 34.00
100s/50s 0/1
Top score 70
Balls bowled 396
Wickets 5
Bowling average 45.40
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match 0
Best bowling 3/37
Catches/stumpings 1/–
Source: Cricinfo, 30 January 2010

Ralph du Boulay Evans (1 October 1891 – 27 July 1929) was an English cricketer. Evans was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm medium pace.

Evans made a single first-class appearance for Hampshire during the 1912 County Championship against Essex.

In 1913 Evans represented Cambridge University, making his debut for the University against HDG Leveson-Gower's XI. Evans played two more first-class matches for the University, against the Marylebone Cricket Club and L Robinson's XI. Against L Robinson's XI, Evans made his only first-class half century, scoring 70 runs in Cambridge Universities second innings.

Evans final first-class match came for the Free Foresters against Cambridge University in 1914.

Evans was killed in a motor accident at Wheeler Ridge, California in the United States on 27 July 1929.


Evans' brother John Evans, played seven times for Hampshire in first-class cricket before going on to play 36 times for Kent, captaining the side in 1927, as well as playing for England in a single Test match in 1921. His father, Alfred Evans, and cousins Alfred, Dudley and William all represented Hampshire in first-class cricket.

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