John Berry (cricketer)

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John Berry (10 January 1823 – 26 February 1895)[1] was an English first-class cricketer, active 1849–67, who played for Sheffield and Yorkshire.[1]

Born in Dalton, Huddersfield, Berry was a right-handed batsman and a medium pace roundarm bowler. In total, he scored 1,069 first-class runs at 14.06, with a top score of 78 against Kent, and another score of 51 against an England XI. He took 40 wickets at 10.62, with a best analysis of six for 31 against Surrey. Berry died in February 1895 at Haslingden, Lancashire, aged 72 years. His uncle, George Berry, also played first-class cricket for Sheffield.

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  1. ^ a b Warner, David (2011). The Yorkshire County Cricket Club: 2011 Yearbook (113th ed.). Ilkley, Yorkshire: Great Northern Books. p. 363. ISBN 978-1-905080-85-4. 

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