Hugh Bromley-Davenport

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Hugh Bromley-Davenport
Hugh Bromley-Davenport c1895.jpg
Personal information
Born18 August 1870
at Capesthorne Hall, Cheshire, England
Died23 May 1954 (aged 83)
South Kensington, London, England
BattingRight-handed batsman (RHB)
BowlingLeft-arm fast
International information
National side
Career statistics
Competition Tests First-class
Matches 4 76
Runs scored 128 1,801
Batting average 21.33 18.37
100s/50s 0/1 0/11
Top score 84 91
Balls bowled 155 6,910
Wickets 4 187
Bowling average 24.50 17.92
5 wickets in innings 0 12
10 wickets in match 0 1
Best bowling 2/46 7/17
Catches/stumpings 1/0 48/0
Source: [1]

Hugh Richard Bromley-Davenport OBE (18 August 1870 – 23 May 1954) was an English cricketer who played first-class cricket for Cambridge University between 1892 and 1893 and Middlesex between 1896 and 1898. Bromley-Davenport also played four Test matches for England, all of which were against South Africa.

Hugh Bromley-Davenport was educated at Eton and Trinity Hall, Cambridge,[1] he served with the Royal Engineers in the First World War, and was awarded the OBE for his services.

Hugh's Surname[edit]

Hugh Bromley-Davenport along with Laxman Sivaramakrishnan, shares the record for the longest surname among Test cricketers.


  1. ^ "Bromley-Davenport, Hugh Richard (BRMY889HR)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.

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