R. Whitehead (MCC cricketer)

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R. Whitehead
Personal information
Full name unknown
Born c.1760
Batting style unknown hand
Bowling style none
Role batsman
Domestic team information
Years Team
1785–1800 Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC)
Career statistics
Source: Arthur Haygarth, 24 May 2013

R. Whitehead (first name and dates unknown) was an English first-class cricketer with amateur status who was mainly associated with Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC). He was also a match organiser and, according to Haygarth, sometimes used the pseudonym "Long". Whitehead is known to have been an active player between 1785 and 1800, fourteen of his matches being rated first-class by CricketArchive.[1] Whitehead scored 201 runs with a highest score of 32 and held 6 catches.[1]


  1. ^ a b "R. Whitehead". CricketArchive. Retrieved 24 May 2013. 


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