Robert Burton (cricketer, born 1943)

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Robert Burton
Personal information
Full name Robert Lingen Burton
Born (1943-04-20) 20 April 1943 (age 71)
Pointe-à-Pierre, Trinidad and Tobago
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Domestic team information
Years Team
1964–1978 Shropshire
Career statistics
Competition List A
Matches 3
Runs scored 53
Batting average 17.66
100s/50s –/–
Top score 47
Balls bowled
Wickets
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 2/–
Source: Cricinfo, 4 July 2011

Robert Lingen Burton (born 20 April 1943) is a Trinidadian born former English cricketer. Burton was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm medium pace. He was born in Pointe-à-Pierre, Trinidad and Tobago.

Burton made his debut for Shropshire in the 1964 Minor Counties Championship against the Somerset Second XI. Burton played Minor counties cricket for Shropshire from 1964 to 1978, which included 113 Minor Counties Championship appearances.[1] He made his List A debut against Essex in the 1974 Gillette Cup. He made 2 further List A appearancees, against Yorkshire in the 1976 Gillette Cup and Surrey in the 1978 Gillette Cup.[2] In his 3 List A matches, he scored 53 runs at an average of 17.66, with a high score of 47.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Minor Counties Championship Matches played by Robert Burton". CricketArchive. Retrieved 4 July 2011. 
  2. ^ "List A Matches played by Robert Burton". CricketArchive. Retrieved 4 July 2011. 
  3. ^ "List A Batting and Fielding For Each Team by Robert Burton". CricketArchive. Retrieved 4 July 2011. 

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