Richard Burton (cricketer, born 1955)

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Richard Burton
Personal information
Full name Richard Leslie Burton
Born (1955-01-29) 29 January 1955 (age 62)
Thealby, Lincolnshire, England
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Right-arm medium
Domestic team information
Years Team
1976–1991 Lincolnshire
1974 Minor Counties North
Career statistics
Competition List A
Matches 3
Runs scored 18
Batting average 9.00
100s/50s –/–
Top score 9*
Balls bowled 126
Wickets
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings –/–
Source: Cricinfo, 26 May 2012

Richard Leslie Burton (born 29 January 1955) is a former English cricketer. Burton was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm medium pace. He was born at Thealby, Lincolnshire.[1]

Despite having not played any form of minor counties cricket, Burton made his List A debut for Minor Counties North against Lancashire in the 1974 Benson & Hedges Cup,[2] scoring 5 runs in the match before he was dismissed by Clive Lloyd.[3] Two years later he madehis debut for Lincolnshire against Staffordshire in the 1976 Minor Counties Championship.[4] He played minor counties cricket for Lincolnshire to 1991, making 60 Minor Counties Championship appearances, the last of which came against Staffordshire.[4] He also made ten MCCA Knockout Trophy appearances.[5] At the time, Lincolnshire were also permitted to take part in the NatWest Trophy, whose matches held List A status. Burton played two List A matches for Lincolnshire, against Surrey in the 1983 NatWest Trophy, and Lancashire in the 1986 NatWest Trophy.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Richard Burton". ESPN. Retrieved 17 October 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "List A Matches played by Richard Burton". CricketArchive. Retrieved 26 May 2012. 
  3. ^ "Minor Counties North v Lancashire, 1974 Benson & Hedges Cup". CricketArchive. Retrieved 26 May 2012. 
  4. ^ a b "Minor Counties Championship Matches played by Richard Burton". CricketArchive. Retrieved 26 May 2012. 
  5. ^ "Minor Counties Trophy Matches played by Richard Burton". CricketArchive. Retrieved 26 May 2012. 

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