|Full name||Richard Ashley|
27 October 1902|
Axbridge, Somerset, England
|Died||7 August 1974
Selsey, Sussex, England
|Bowling style||Unknown-arm fast-medium|
|Domestic team information|
|First-class debut||1 June 1932 Somerset v Leicestershire|
|Last First-class||15 November 1939 Europeans (India) v Hindus|
Source: CricketArchive, 24 November 2009
Richard Ashley (27 October 1902 in Axbridge, Somerset – 7 August 1974 in Selsey, Sussex), is a former first-class cricketer who played two matches for Somerset County Cricket Club in 1932. He also appeared in two first-class matches in India in the late 1930s, playing for Mysore in the Ranji Trophy and for the Europeans in the Bombay Pentangular Tournament. He was a right-handed batsman and a fast-medium bowler.
Ashley made his first-class début for Somerset in June 1932, making 9 runs in his solitary innings and claiming bowling figures of 1/0 off two overs as Somerset drew with Leicestershire. He appeared again at the end of the same month, making 16 runs and not bowling in the innings and 74 run victory over Essex at Leyton.
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