Bert Hopkins

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Bert Hopkins
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Personal information
Full name Albert John Young Hopkins
Born (1874-05-03)3 May 1874
Young, New South Wales
Died 25 April 1931(1931-04-25) (aged 56)
North Sydney
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium
International information
National side
Career statistics
Competition Tests First-class
Matches 20 162
Runs scored 509 5563
Batting average 16.41 25.40
100s/50s 0/0 8/23
Top score 43 218
Balls bowled 1327 13619
Wickets 26 271
Bowling average 26.76 24.39
5 wickets in innings 0 10
10 wickets in match 0 0
Best bowling 4/81 7/10
Catches/stumpings 11/0 87/0
Source: Cricinfo

Albert John Young "Bert" Hopkins (3 May 1874 in Young, New South Wales – 25 April 1931 in North Sydney) was an Australian cricketer and Penrith bee-farmer who played in 20 Tests between 1902 and 1909.

In the second Test at Lord's in 1902 under captain Joe Darling, Hopkins opened the bowling for Australia with Ernie Jones. Hopkins took the first two wickets of the English team being the famed batsmen CB Fry and Ranjitsinhji, both for ducks. These were however the only two wickets he took in the match in which he closed at 2-18.

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