George Crawford (cricketer)

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George Henry Crawford (15 December 1890 – 28 June 1975)[1] was an English first-class cricketer, who played nine matches for Yorkshire County Cricket Club between 1914 and 1926.[1] He also appeared for the Yorkshire Second XI in his last year in the first-class game.

Born in Hull, Crawford was a right arm fast bowler, he took 21 wickets at an average of 25.76, with a best of 5 for 59 against Surrey.[1] A right-handed tail end batsman, he scored 46 runs, with a best of 21 against the Australians, at an average of 5.75.[1] He also claimed 4 for 38 against the Australians in the match he played against them in 1926.

Crawford died in Hull aged 84, in June 1975.

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  1. ^ a b c d Warner, David (2011). The Yorkshire County Cricket Club: 2011 Yearbook (113th ed.). Ilkley, Yorkshire: Great Northern Books. p. 366. ISBN 978-1-905080-85-4. 
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