Albert Blount

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Albert Blount
Personal information
Full name Albert Blount
Born (1889-08-08)8 August 1889
Morton, Derbyshire, England
Died 10 November 1961(1961-11-10) (aged 72)
New Rossington, Yorkshire, England
Batting Right-handed batsman
Bowling Left-arm slow orthodox bowler
Domestic team information
Years Team
19121926 Derbyshire
First-class debut 4 May 1912 Derbyshire v South Africans
Last First-class 26 May 1926 Derbyshire v Northamptonshire
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 7
Runs scored 52
Batting average 5.77
100s/50s /
Top score 17
Balls bowled 508
Wickets 7
Bowling average 30.71
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 4-53
Catches/stumpings 3/-
Source: [1], February 2012

Albert Blount (8 August 1889 – 10 November 1961) was an English cricketer who played first-class cricket for Derbyshire in 1912 and 1926.

Blount was born at Morton, Derbyshire. He made his debut for Derbyshire in the 1912 season in May against the South Africans when he took a wicket and was twice not out. He played a total of five matches by the middle of June and had his best bowling performance of 4 for 53 against Sussex . After a 14-year gap, he reappeared for Derbyshire in the 1926 season and played two matches that year making his top score of 17 in his last game which was against Northamptonshire.

Blount was a right-hand batsman and played 11 innings in 7 first-class matches with an average of 5.77 and a top score of 17. He was a slow left-arm orthodox bowler and took 7 first-class wickets at an average of 30.71 and a best performance of 4 for 53.[1]

Blount died at New Rossington, Yorkshire at the age of 72.

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