George Gregory (cricketer)

George Robert Gregory (27 August 1878 – 28 November 1958) was an English first-class cricketer who played for Derbyshire intermittently between 1899 and 1910.

George Gregory
Personal information
Full nameGeorge Robert Gregory
Born(1878-08-27)27 August 1878
Pilsley, Derbyshire, England
Died28 November 1958(1958-11-28) (aged 80)
Scarborough, England
BattingRight-handed batsman
BowlingLeg break bowler
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
18991910Derbyshire
First-class debut20 July 1899 Derbyshire v Leicestershire
Last First-class18 August 1910 Derbyshire v Nottinghamshire
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 15
Runs scored 174
Batting average 8.70
100s/50s /
Top score 23
Balls bowled 414
Wickets 12
Bowling average 22.25
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 4-70
Catches/stumpings 5/-
Source: [1], November 2011

Gregory was born at Pilsley, Derbyshire, the son of George Gregory, an innkeeper of Pilsley, and his wife Mary.[1] He made his debut for Derbyshire in the 1899 season in July against Leicestershire when he opened the batting in the only innings played. He next played for Derbyshire in two games in the 1901 season. His main season was in 1903 when he played eight matches and bowled regularly to take 12 wickets. His best bowling performance of 4 for 70 was against Surrey. In the 1904 season he played two matches, and then his next game was in the 1906 season. He finally played one match in the 1910 season.

Gregory was a right-hand batsman and played 22 innings in 15 first-class matches with an average of 8.70 and a top score of 23. He was a leg-break bowler and took twelve first-class wickets at an average of 22.25 and a best performance of 4-70.[2]

Gregory died at Scarborough, Yorkshire at the age of 80.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ British Census 1881 RG11 3428/119 p 16
  2. ^ George Gregory at Cricket Archive