Alan Armitage

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Alan Armitage
Personal information
Full name Alan Kenneth Armitage
Born (1930-01-25) 25 January 1930 (age 88)
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England
Batting Right-handed
Role Occasional wicket-keeper
Domestic team information
1951 Oxford University
1950–1951 Nottinghamshire
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 7
Runs scored 348
Batting average 34.80
100s/50s 1/1
Top score 115
Balls bowled
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 3/–
Source: Cricinfo, 13 November 2011

Alan Kenneth Armitage (born 25 January 1930) is an English former first-class cricketer. Armitage was a right-handed batsman who occasionally fielded as a wicket-keeper. He was born at Nottingham, Nottinghamshire.

Armitage made his first-class debut for Nottinghamshire against Warwickshire in the 1950 County Championship. He played a further match that season against Hampshire. In 1951, he made a single first-class appearance for his home county against Oxford University, where incidentally he himself was also studying. In that same season he made two first-class appearances for the university, against the Free Foresters and Leicestershire. In the match against the Free Foresters he scored his only first-class century, making 155 runs in the university's first-innings, while in their second-innings he followed this up with an unbeaten 57.[1] Two appearances in July in the 1951 County Championship against Somerset and Yorkshire were to be his final first-class appearances.[2] Playing against Yorkshire, he was part of a Fred Trueman hat-trick, with the then future England Test cricketer taking the wickets of Reg Simpson, Armitage and Peter Harvey.[3] Overall, Armitage scored 348 runs in first-class cricket, which came at an average of 34.80.


  1. ^ "Oxford University v Free Foresters, 1951". CricketArchive. Retrieved 13 November 2011. (Subscription required (help)).
  2. ^ "First-Class Matches played by Alan Armitage". CricketArchive. Retrieved 13 November 2011. (Subscription required (help)).
  3. ^ "Nottinghamshire v Yorkshire, 1951 County Championship". CricketArchive. Retrieved 13 November 2011. (Subscription required (help)).

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