Lawrence Black

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Lawrence Black
Personal information
Full name Lawrence Garfield Black
Born (1881-09-15)15 September 1881
Lambeth, London, England
Died 14 August 1959(1959-08-14) (aged 77)
Dewsbury, Yorkshire, England
Batting Left-handed
Bowling Left-arm medium
Domestic team information
1903 and 1919 Hampshire
Career statistics
Competition FC
Matches 3
Runs scored 36
Batting average 7.20
100s/50s –/–
Top score 21
Balls bowled 276
Wickets 1
Bowling average 229.00
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 1/27
Catches/stumpings 3/–
Source: Cricinfo, 18 January 2010

Lawrence Garfield Black (15 September 1881 – 14 August 1959) was an English cricketer. Black was a left-handed batsman who bowled left-arm medium pace.

Black made his first-class debut for Hampshire against the Gentlemen of Philadelphia in 1903. On debut, Black took his only first-class wicket, that of Philadelphia batsman John Lester.

After the First World War and sixteen years after making his debut for Hampshire, Black made his second first-class appearance for Hampshire in 1919. Black played three matches in the 1919 County Championship against Middlesex, Surrey and Yorkshire.

Black died at Dewsbury, Yorkshire on 14 August 1959.


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