Gervase Du Croz

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Gervase du Croz
Personal information
Full name Gervase Bedford du Croz
Born 1820
London, England
Died 19 February 1855 (aged 35)
Launceston, Tasmania
Domestic team information
Years Team
1853/54 Victoria
1850/51 Tasmania
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 2
Runs scored 45
Batting average 11.25
100s/50s –/–
Top score 27
Balls bowled
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings –/–
Source: Cricinfo, 2 January 2011

Gervase Du Croz (1820 – 19 February 1855) was an Australian cricket player, who played one game each for both Tasmania, and Victoria.

He has the distinction of having participated in the first ever first-class cricket match in Australia, in which he opened the batting for Tasmania.

Du Croz died on 19 February 1855, in Launceston, Tasmania aged 35.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Gervase Du Croz". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 30 January 2015. 

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