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Herbert Bainbridge

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Batting style  Right-hand
1884-1886  Cambridge University
Education  Eton College
1883-1885  Surrey
Died  March 3, 1940
1883-1887  MCC
Role  Cricket Player
Bowling style  ?-arm slow
Name  Herbert Bainbridge

Herbert Bainbridge
Full name  Herbert William Bainbridge
Born  29 October 1862 (1862-10-29) Guwahati, Assam, India

Herbert William Bainbridge (29 October 1862 – 3 March 1940) was an English cricketer and footballer. Bainbridge played cricket principally for Eton, MCC, Surrey, Cambridge University and Warwickshire. He was born at Guwahati, Assam, India and died at Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England.

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Cricket career

Bainbridge played four seasons at Eton College, being made captain in 1882. While studying at Trinity College, Cambridge, he played for Cambridge University and was awarded his Blue in 1884 and appointed captain in 1885. The right-handed batsman played for Warwickshire between 1894-1902 and was appointed captain in his first season, after making appearances for Surrey from 1883-1885. His highest score of 162 was made against Hampshire with a career average of 25.76, his slow-bowling claimed 31 wickets at an average of 31.87.

England selector

Bainbridge was one of the first three England selectors on The Ashes tour of 1899 along with Lord Hawke and W. G. Grace.

Football career

Bainbridge played football for Cambridge University without gaining his Blue. In 1883, he played football for the losing finalists Old Etonians against Blackburn Olympic in the 1883 FA Cup Final.

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