George Sharp

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George Sharp
Personal information
Full name George Sharp
Born (1950-02-12) 12 February 1950 (age 67)
West Hartlepool, England
Nickname Blunt, Razor, Sharpie
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Left–arm medium
Role Wicket-keeper, Umpire
International information
National side
Domestic team information
Years Team
1968-1985 Northamptonshire CCC
Umpiring information
Tests umpired 15 (1996–2002)
ODIs umpired 31 (1996–2001)
FC umpired 301 (1992–present)
Career statistics
Competition FC LA
Matches 306 285
Runs scored 6254 2377
Batting average 19.85 15.74
100s/50s –/50 –/1
Top score 98 51*
Balls bowled 114
Wickets 1
Bowling average 70
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 1/47
Catches/stumpings 565/90 242/50
Source: Cricinfo, 6 March 2009

George Sharp (born 12 March 1950 in West Hartlepool, County Durham, England) is an English former first class cricketer who is currently a first class umpire.

Playing career[edit]

Sharp spent 17 years at Northamptonshire and played more than 300 games, as a wicketkeeper batsman.[1]

Umpiring career[edit]

Sharp umpired 15 Tests and 31 One Day Internationals.[2][3] He umpired over 300 matches in both First class and List A cricket.[4][5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Players and Officials - George Sharp". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2009-03-06. 
  2. ^ "George Sharp as Umpire in ODI Matches". CricketArchive. Retrieved 28 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "George Sharp as Umpire in Test Matches". CricketArchive. Retrieved 28 September 2012. 
  4. ^ "George Sharp as Umpire in First-Class Matches". CricketArchive. Retrieved 28 September 2012. 
  5. ^ "George Sharp as Umpire in List A Matches". CricketArchive. Retrieved 28 September 2012. 

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