Alan Melville (born May 19, 1910, Carnarvon, South Africa, died April 18, 1983, Sabie, Transvaal) was a South African cricketer who played in 11 Tests from 1938 to 1949. ...more on Wikipedia about "Alan Melville"
The Right Honourable Alexander Frederick Douglas-Home, Baron Home of the Hirsel, KT, 1 PC ( 2 July 1903 – 9 October 1995), 14th Earl of Home from 1951 to 1963, was a British politician, and served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom for a year from October 1963 to October 1964. As such, he held a series of records: He was the last member of the House of Lords to be appointed Prime Minister, the only Prime Minister to resign from the Lords and contest a by-election to enter the House of Commons and, to date, the last Prime Minister to be personally chosen by a British monarch. ...more on Wikipedia about "Alec Douglas-Home"
Alexander Josiah Webbe (born 16 January 1855 in Bethnal Green, London, England; died 19 February 1941 at Fulvens Farm, Hoe, Abinger Hammer, Surrey, England) was a cricketer who played for Oxford University and Middlesex. He also played one Test match for England. ...more on Wikipedia about "Alexander Webbe"
Bernard James Tindal Bosanquet ( October 13, 1877 - October 12, 1936) was an English cricketer, perhaps most renowned as the inventor of the googly (sometimes called the Bosie or, in Australia, the Wrong'un ). ...more on Wikipedia about "Bernard Bosanquet (cricketer)"
(C. B. Fry) For more coverage of cricket, go to the Cricket portal. ...more on Wikipedia about "C. B. Fry"
Charles Frederick Henry Leslie (born 8 December 1861 in Mayfair, Westminster, London, England; died 12 February 1921 in Mayfair, Westminster, London, England) was a cricketer who played first-class cricket for eight years between 1881 and 1888. Leslie played his cricket for Oxford University, Middlesex and England. ...more on Wikipedia about "Charles Leslie (cricketer)"
Sir Michael Colin Cowdrey, CBE, Baron Cowdrey of Tonbridge ( December 24, 1932 - December 4, 2000) was an English cricketer, born in Ootacamund ( India). His father named him Michael Colin Cowdrey, to give him the same initials as cricket's most famous club the Marylebone Cricket Club. He was educated at Tonbridge School and Brasenose College, Oxford. He became the youngest player ever to represent his school at Lord's when in 1946 he played for Tonbridge aged 13. Four years later he made his first class debut for Kent County Cricket Club, where he would remain a player until his retirement in 1976. He played for Oxford University in 1952-1954 (Captain). He was appointed captain of Kent in 1956 and in 1970 he led Kent to their first County Championship since 1913. ...more on Wikipedia about "Colin Cowdrey" I wish I had a www.shortopedia.com. Oxford_University_cricketers
Donald Bryce Carr (born at Wiesbaden in Germany on 28 December 1926) is a former English cricketer who played for Derbyshire, Oxford University and England. ...more on Wikipedia about "Donald Carr"
Donald John Knight, born May 12, 1894, and died January 5, 1960, was a cricketer who played for Surrey, Oxford University and England. ...more on Wikipedia about "Donald Knight"
Douglas Robert Jardine ( 23 October 1900, Bombay - 18 June 1958, Montreux) was a British cricketer and captain of the controversial 1932-33 Bodyline tour of Australia. He captained the England side from 1931 to 1933-34. ...more on Wikipedia about "Douglas Jardine"
Edward William Bastard (born Wilton, Somerset, 28 February 1862; died Taunton, Somerset, 2 April 1901) was a cricketer who played for Oxford University and Somerset. Bastard batted left-handed, but is notable as a fine slow left-arm orthodox bowler. He played 37 first-class cricket games between 1882 and 1885 and was good enough to be selected for the Gentlemen against the Players in his last game. ...more on Wikipedia about "E. W. Bastard"
Edward Ferdinando Sutton Tylecote (born 23 June 1849 in Marston Moretaine, Bedfordshire, England; died 15 March 1938 in New Hunstanton, Norfolk, England) - cricketer. ...more on Wikipedia about "Edward Tylecote"
Errol Reginald Thorold Holmes, born at Calcutta on August 21, 1905 and died in London on August 16, 1960, was a cricketer who played for Oxford University, Surrey and England. ...more on Wikipedia about "Errol Holmes"
Frederick Luther Fane ( 27 April 1875- 27 November 1960) was born in Ireland, but played cricket for the England cricket team in 14 Test matches. He also played for Essex, Oxford University and London County. ...more on Wikipedia about "Frederick Fane"
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George Robert Canning Harris, 4th Baron Harris (born St Anne's, Trinidad 3 February 1851, died 24 March 1932) was a British politician and cricket player. He succeeded to his title in 1872, before which he was known as The Honourable George Harris. ...more on Wikipedia about "George Harris, 4th Baron Harris"
Greville Thomas Scott Stevens ( 7 January 1901- 19 September 1970) was an English cricketer who played for Middlesex, Oxford University and England. He captained England in one Test match, which was lost to South Africa in 1927/ 8, when he stood in for Rony Stanyforth. Stevens was Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1918. ...more on Wikipedia about "Greville Stevens"
Ian Alexander Ross Peebles, born January 20, 1908 and died February 28, 1980, was a cricketer who played for Oxford University, Middlesex, Scotland and England. After retiring from cricket he became a cricket writer, working as a journalist on The Sunday Times and as the author of many books on cricket. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ian Peebles"
A noted cricketer and sometime captain of the Indian cricket team, Iftikhar Ali Khan, Nawab of Pataudi, was one of few cricketers ever to have played for two countries, as detailed below. Furthermore, his son Mansoor also later served as captain of the Indian cricket team, a father-son feat without parallel in India. ...more on Wikipedia about "Iftikhar Ali Khan Pataudi"
Imran Khan (Muhammad Imran Khan Niazi; born November 25 1952) is a Pakistani former cricketer turned politician. Imran played Test cricket for Pakistan between 1971 and 1992, and was captain of the national team when they won the World Cup in 1992. Currently, Imran is a member of Parliament and chairman of his own political party, the Tehreek-e-Insaf (Movement for Justice). ...more on Wikipedia about "Imran Khan"
Jason Edward Riche Gallian (born 25 June 1971, Manly, Sydney, Australia) is a former English Test cricketer, who originally hails from Australia and captained their Under-19 side for two Under-19 Tests in 1989 and 1990. He played three Test matches for England, but disappointed, with a highest score of 28 in six innings. Gallian has been a county professional for fifteen years, for Lancashire and Nottinghamshire, playing 197 first-class matches (as of 25 July 2005) and scoring 31 centuries with a highest score of 312. ...more on Wikipedia about "Jason Gallian"
Alfred John Evans, born May 1, 1889 and died September 18, 1960, was a cricketer who played for Oxford University, Hampshire, Kent and England. He was also an all-round sportsman who enjoyed success in golf and racquets. ...more on Wikipedia about "John Evans (cricketer)"
John D'Ewes Evelyn Firth, born at Nottingham, United Kingdom, on February 21, 1900 and died at Winchester on September 21, 1957, won fleeting fame as a schoolboy cricketer at Winchester College during the First World War. ...more on Wikipedia about "John Firth"
Colonel John Cabourn Hartley (born 15 November 1874 in Lincoln, England; died 8 March 1963 in Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire, England) was a cricketer who played first-class cricket for Oxford University Cricket Club between 1895 and 1897 and Sussex County Cricket Club between 1895 and 1898. He then went on to play for the Marylebone Cricket Club in first-class fixtures until 1926. Hartley also played Test cricket for England on their tour to South Africa in 1905-06. ...more on Wikipedia about "John Hartley (cricketer)"
Jonathan Neil Batty (born 18 April 1974 in Chesterfield, Derbyshire) is an English cricketer who plays for Surrey County Cricket Club. He is 5 ft 10 in tall and a wicket-keeper. Batty captained Surrey in 2004. However, after a poor season, which saw Surrey relegated in the Sunday League, Batty was replaced in this position by Mark Butcher. ...more on Wikipedia about "Jonathan Batty"
Lionel Charles Hamilton Palairet, May 27 1870 - March 27 1933, was a famous cricketer of the so-called "Golden Age" of English cricket before the First World War. An opening batsman, he was famed for the elegance of his cover driving. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lionel Palairet"
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