|Full name||Francis Thomas Mann|
|Born||3 March 1888|
Winchmore Hill, Middlesex, England
|Died||6 October 1964 76) (aged|
Milton Lilbourne, Wiltshire, England
|Bowling||Right arm slow|
|Relations|| George Mann (son)|
John Pelham Mann, (son)
|Test debut(cap 209)||23 December 1922 v South Africa|
|Last Test||22 February 1923 v South Africa|
|Domestic team information|
Source: Cricinfo, 13 November 2008
Francis Thomas Mann (3 March 1888 – 6 October 1964) was an English cricketer. He played for the Malvern XI, Cambridge University, Middlesex and England. Mann captained England on the 1922–23 tour of South Africa, winning the five match series 2–1.
Mann was born in Winchmore Hill, Middlesex. During World War I he was an officer of the Scots Guards and was three times wounded and three times mentioned in dispatches. He died, aged 76, in Milton Lilbourne, Wiltshire.
His son, George Mann, also captained Middlesex County Cricket Club and England, making them the first father and son to have each captained Middlesex and, moreover, the first to have each captained England, at cricket. Simon Mann, the security expert and mercenary, is his grandson.
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Frank Mann at ESPNcricinfo
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