Cyrus Ainsworth

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Cyrus Ainsworth
Personal information
Full name Cyrus Gerald Ainsworth
Born 4 August 1888
Bury, Lancashire, England
Died 20 February 1940(1940-02-20) (aged 51)
Elton, Lancashire, England
Batting style Unknown
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 1
Runs scored 77
Batting average 38.50
100s/50s –/1
Top score 71
Balls bowled
Wickets
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings –/–
Source: Cricinfo, 1 November 2013

Cyrus Gerald Ainsworth (4 August 1888 – 20 February 1940) was an English cricketer. Ainsworth's batting style is unknown. He was born at Bury, Lancashire.

Ainsworth qualified as a surgeon prior to 1915. It was during World War I that he was enlisted as a surgeon in the Royal Navy in September 1915.[1] He continued to serve in the Royal Navy following the end of the war, as he was selected to play a first-class cricket match for the Royal Navy against Cambridge University at Fenner's in 1919.[2] In a match Cambridge University won by an innings and 84 runs, Ainsworth scored 6 runs in the Royal Navy's first-innings, before he was dismissed by Gordon Fairbairn, while in their second-innings he top scored with 71, before being dismissed by Gilbert Ashton.[3]

He died at Elton, Lancashire on 20 February 1940.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The London Gazette: no. 29316. p. 9757. 5 October 1915. Retrieved 1 November 2013.
  2. ^ "First-Class Matches played by Cyrus Ainsworth". CricketArchive. Retrieved 1 November 2013. 
  3. ^ "Cambridge University v Royal Navy, 1919". CricketArchive. Retrieved 1 November 2013. 

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