Montagu Toller

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Montagu Toller
Personal information
Full name Montagu Henry Toller
Born (1871-01-01)1 January 1871
Barnstaple, Devon, England
Died 5 August 1948(1948-08-05) (aged 77)
Meon Beach, Titchfield, Hampshire, England
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Right-arm fast
Domestic team information
Years Team
1897 Somerset
Career statistics
Competition FC
Matches 6
Runs scored 77
Batting average 7.70
100s/50s 0/0
Top score 17
Balls bowled 25
Wickets 1
Bowling average 15.00
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match 0
Best bowling 1/15
Catches/stumpings 1/–
Source: CricketArchive, 22 December 2015

Montagu Henry Toller (1 January 1871 in Barnstaple, Devon – 5 August 1948 in Titchfield, Hampshire) was an English cricket player. He was a right-handed batsman and a right-arm fast bowler. Toller was in the cricket XI and the rugby XV at Blundell's School. He was a solicitor by profession.

County career

Toller played six first-class matches for Somerset in 1897. His highest first-class score was 17 against Surrey. He only bowled once in first-class cricket, taking one wicket for 15 runs against Philadelphia. He also played for Devon.

Olympics

Olympic medal record
Representing  United Kingdom
Men's Cricket
Gold medal – first place 1900 Paris Two-day 12-man

Toller was a member of the gold medal winning Great Britain cricket team at the 1900 Summer Olympics, the only time cricket has featured in the Olympics. In the only game against France he scored 2 runs in the Great Britain first innings and did not bat in the second. He took seven wickets for just nine runs in the French second innings.

References

  • Buchanan, Ian British Olympians. Guinness Publishing (1991) ISBN 0-85112-952-8
  • Olympic final scorecard
  • Cricket Archive profile
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