Robert Slade Lucas
was an English cricketer who played for Middlesex
Middlesex County Cricket Club is one of the 18 major county clubs which make up the English and Welsh domestic cricket structure, representing the historic county of Middlesex. It was announced in February 2009 that Middlesex changed their limited overs name from the Middlesex Crusaders, to the...
. He was a right-handed batsman and occasional right-arm medium paced bowler. He captained a team
A team of Amateurs under the captaincy of Mr. R. Slade Lucas toured the West Indies in the 1894-95 season playing matches between January and April 1895. They played a total of 16 matches of which 8 are regarded as first-class.-Touring team:...
to the West Indies in 1894-95.
Scores and Biographies Volume XV (1925) records that 'LUCAS, Robert Slade, whose first match at Lord's was on May 5th 1887, for Eighteen Colts of Middlesex v M.C.C., was a batsman above the average, who could hit freely and well, a medium-paced bowler, and a fieldsman who took took no place in particular. His name will be found in the Middlesex Eleven from 1891 to 1900, his highest score for the county being 185 v Sussex at Hove in 1895, when he and Mr. T.C. O'Brien
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(202) put on 338 runs together for the fifth wicket. In the same year he appeared in the Gentlemen v Players match at the Oval. In minor cricket he played chiefly with the Richmond and Teddington Clubs, and for some time was honorary secretary of the latter. In 1891 he was elected captain of the Old Merchant Taylors, who played their first match in 1892. Was born at Ash Lodge, Teddington, Middlesex, on July 17th, 1867. Height 5ft. 11 in., and weight 12 st. 2 lb. Was educated at Merchant Taylors' School, where he was captain of the Eleven in 1885. In the course of an innings of 141 not out for Old Taylorians v Merchant Taylors School at Charterhouse Square on July 3rd, 1891, he hit the ball out of the ground seven times, twice in succession through the same window of a private house. At Bushy Park
on May 16th, 1896, he scored 280 not out for Teddington v Kensington Park. In 1894-5 he took a team on tour in the West indies, after having visited America in the autumn of 1894 as a member of Lord Hawke's Team. For many years he was captain of the Teddington Hockey Club. Is not related to any other well-known cricketer of the same name'