Alfred Bowerman

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Alfred Bowerman
Personal information
Full name Alfred James Bowerman
Born (1873-11-22)22 November 1873
Bridgwater, Somerset, England
Died 1959 (aged 85–86)
Batting style Unknown batting style
Domestic team information
Years Team
1900–1905 Somerset
First-class debut 21 June 1900 Somerset v Lancashire
Last First-class 12 June 1905 Somerset v Middlesex
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 2
Runs scored 8
Batting average 2.00
100s/50s 0/0
Top score 3
Catches/stumpings 1/–
Source: CricketArchive, 12 June 2014
Olympic medal record
Competitor for  United Kingdom
Men's Cricket
Gold 1900 Paris Two-day 12-man

Alfred James Bowerman (22 November 1873 – 20 July 1947) was an English cricket player.

Personal life[edit]

Born in Broomfield, Somerset, Bowerman was a timber merchant in the Bridgwater area. He later emigrated to Australia and died in Melbourne, Australia.

First-class Cricket record[edit]

He played twice for Somerset, against Lancashire in 1900, and against Middlesex in 1905 scoring just 8 runs in 4 innings and taking 1 catch.

Olympic career[edit]

He played for the Devon Wanderers team that represented Great Britain in the 1900 Summer Olympics cricket competition, the only time that cricket has featured in the Olympics. In the only game against France, Bowerman scored seven in the first innings, and in the second innings he scored 59, the top score of the match as Great Britain picked up the gold medal.