George Knight (cricketer, born 1835)

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George Knight
Personal information
Full name George Knight
Born (1835-03-28)28 March 1835
Petworth, Sussex, England
Died 8 January 1901(1901-01-08) (aged 65)
Petworth, Sussex, England
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Unknown arm underarm slow
Role Wicket-keeper
Domestic team information
Years Team
1860–1874 Sussex
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 13
Runs scored 125
Batting average 6.25
100s/50s –/–
Top score 21
Balls bowled 88
Wickets 1
Bowling average 43.00
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 1/25
Catches/stumpings 8/11
Source: Cricinfo, 8 January 2012

George Knight (28 March 1835 – 8 January 1901) was an English cricketer. Knight was a right-handed batsman who fielded as a wicket-keeper. He occasionally bowled underarm slow. He was born at Petworth, Sussex.

Knight made his first-class debut for Sussex against Kent in 1860. He played infrequently for Sussex over the next fourteen years, making twelve further first-class appearances, the last of which came against Gloucestershire in 1874.[1] In his thirteen first-class appearances, he scored a total of 125 runs at an average of 6.25, with a high score of 21. In the field he took 8 catches and made 11 stumpings.[2] With his occasionally underarm bowling, he took just a single wicket.[3]

He died at the town of his birth on 8 January 1901.


  1. ^ "First-Class Matches played by George Knight". CricketArchive. Retrieved 8 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "First-class Batting and Fielding in Each Season by George Knight". CricketArchive. Retrieved 8 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "First-class Bowling For Each Team by George Knight". CricketArchive. Retrieved 8 January 2012. 

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