Thomas Ray (cricketer)

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Thomas Ray (born c. 1770, probably in Berkshire; date and place of death unknown) was an English cricketer who played mainly for Berkshire and Middlesex. He was for many years employed by Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) as a professional who probably coached the members.


Ray was a good batsman but principally noted for his fielding, which was outstanding. [1] Ray's known career of 81 major matches was from 1792 to 1811.

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  1. "He was the finest field of his day": Haygarth, S&B volume 1, page 131.

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