Brian Turner (cricketer)

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Brian Turner (25 July 1938, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England – 27 December 2015) was an English first-class cricketer, who played in two matches for Yorkshire County Cricket Club in 1960 and 1961.[1]

Turner was a right arm medium pace swing bowler and right-handed batsman, who has lived for the bulk of his life Wath-upon-Dearne, near Rotherham, Yorkshire. He made his first-class debut against the South Africans in 1960, and the second in 1961 against Gloucestershire. In those two games, Turner took four wickets at 11.75, with a best return of 2 for 9 against the South Africans, when he took 3 for 17 in the match. He scored seven runs in two completed innings, and took two catches.[1]

He also played cricket for Sheffield United Cricket Club in the Yorkshire League, and was the professional at Golcar C.C. in the Huddersfield League for several years - winning the league bowling award on many occasions.

His father, Cyril Turner, and uncle, Francis Turner, were also professional cricketers, who both played in the first-class game for Yorkshire.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Warner, David (2011). The Yorkshire County Cricket Club: 2011 Yearbook (113th ed.). Ilkley, Yorkshire: Great Northern Books. p. 380. ISBN 978-1-905080-85-4. 

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