John Abercrombie (cricketer)

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John Abercrombie
Personal information
Full nameJohn Abercrombie
Born6 March 1817
Died20 August 1892(1892-08-20) (aged 75)
Roxeth, Middlesex, England
Domestic team information
1838Cambridge University
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 1
Runs scored 0
Batting average 0.00
100s/50s 0/0
Top score 0
Catches/stumpings 0/–
Source: Cricinfo, 28 May 2013

John Abercrombie (6 March 1817 – 20 August 1892) was an English first-class cricketer. Abercrombie's batting style is unknown.

While attending the Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge, Abercrombie made a single first-class cricket appearance for Cambridge University in The University Match against Oxford University at Lord's in 1838.[1] He was absent injured in Cambridge University's first-innings, but did return for their second-innings, where he was dismissed for a duck by Alfred Lowth. The fixture was won by Oxford University by 98 runs.[2]

Prior to Cambridge Abercrombie, attended Tonbridge School.

He died at Roxeth, Middlesex on 20 August 1892.


  1. ^ "First-Class Matches played by John Abercrombie". CricketArchive. Retrieved 28 May 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Oxford University v Cambridge University, 1838". CricketArchive. Retrieved 28 May 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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