John Drury (cricketer)

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John Drury
Personal information
Full name John Joseph Drury
Born (1874-05-28)28 May 1874
Kimberley, Nottinghamshire, England
Died 16 October 1919(1919-10-16) (aged 45)
Dobcross, Yorkshire, England
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Right-arm fast
Domestic team information
Years Team
1899–1902 Nottinghamshire
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 4
Runs scored 21
Batting average 7.00
100s/50s –/–
Top score 19
Balls bowled 208
Wickets 4
Bowling average 17.75
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 1/1
Catches/stumpings –/–
Source: Cricinfo, 22 May 2012

John Joseph Drury (28 May 1874 – 16 October 1919) was an English cricketer. Drury was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm fast. He was born at Kimberley, Nottinghamshire.

Drury made his first-class debut for Nottinghamshire against Lancashire in the 1899 County Championship. He made two further first-class appearances in that season's competition, against Surrey and Sussex. He made a fourth and final first-class appearance for the county in 1902 against the Marylebone Cricket Club.[1] In his four first-class appearances for the county, he scored a total of 21 runs at an average of 7.00, with a high score of 19.[2] With the ball, he took 4 wickets at a bowling average of 17.75, with best figures of 1/1.[3]

He died at Dobcross, Yorkshire, on 16 October 1919.


  1. ^ "First-Class Matches played by John Drury". CricketArchive. Retrieved 22 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "First-class Batting and Fielding For Each Team by John Drury". CricketArchive. Retrieved 22 May 2012. 
  3. ^ "First-class Bowling For Each Team by John Drury". CricketArchive. Retrieved 22 May 2012. 

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