Robert Grevett

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Robert Grevett
Personal information
Full name Robert Gordon Grevett
Born (1914-11-24)24 November 1914
Eastbourne, Sussex, England
Died 5 March 2004(2004-03-05) (aged 89)
Chertsey, Surrey, England
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm off break
Relations William Grevett (uncle)
Domestic team information
Years Team
1939 Sussex
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 1
Runs scored 0
Batting average 0.00
100s/50s –/–
Top score 0
Balls bowled
Wickets
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings –/–
Source: Cricinfo, 14 March 2012

Robert Gordon Grevett (24 November 1914 – 5 March 2004) was an English cricketer. Grevett was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm off break. He was born at Eastbourne, Sussex.

Grevett made a single first-class appearance for Sussex against Oxford University at The Saffrons, Eastbourne, in 1939.[1] Oxford University won the toss and elected to bat, scoring 178 in their first-innings. In response, Sussex made 169 in their first-innings, with Grevett, who batted at number three, being dismissed for a duck by David Macindoe. Oxford University made 324 in their second-innings, leaving Sussex with a target of 334 to win. However, Sussex could only make 277 in their second-innings chase, with Grevett once again dismissed for a duck, this time off the bowling of Algernon Marsham.[2] This was his only major appearance for Sussex.

He died at Chertsey, Surrey, on 5 March 2004. His uncle, William Grevett, also played a single first-class match for Sussex.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "First-Class Matches played by Robert Grevett". CricketArchive. Retrieved 14 March 2012. 
  2. ^ "Sussex v Oxford University, 1939". CricketArchive. Retrieved 14 March 2012. 

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