Richard Doughty also of Gloucestershire CCC and Surrey CCC was a great servant of Virgin XI and sadly passed away in his sleep while on holiday early 2018. Richard did tour with Cricket World XI but played but only played one game if at all for Nomads CC, his memory was  was toasted at the Nomads Annual Dinner at The East India Club February 16th.

Subsequently at his memorial service at Hemsley Yorkshire on May 1st there was a good turn out from former Virgin XI as pictured below. At the service Virgin XI founder Jeremy Lascelles spoke eloquently of his former friend and fellow cricketer.

Standing left to right:  Houston, Stuckey, Crabtree, Lane, Burrows, Logan, Bell, Vickers, Ford, Lascelles. Front : Scarr, Sargent, Brown.

Richard Doughty Virgin Stats


                           M     I     NO     RUNS    H.S.    AVE     100    50    Ct    St

                          88   83    18      3026      144     46.55     5      18    25    1


                          M     0        M       RUNS    WICKETS   AVE      BP  5WKS  Bs/W  Rs/0

                         88  926.5  223       2702       178          15.18    7-63    8       31.24   2.92