Fred Burton      

Full name Frederick John Burton

Born November 2, 1865, Collingwood, Melbourne, Victoria

Died August 25, 1929, Wanganui, New Zealand (aged 63 years 296 days)

Major teams Australia, New South Wales, Victoria

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Other Umpire

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 2 4 2 4 2* 2.00 0 0 0 0 1 1
First-class 22 38 10 376 47 13.42 0 0 25 7
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 22 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v England at Sydney, Feb 25-Mar 1, 1887 scorecard
Last Test Australia v England at Sydney, Feb 10-15, 1888 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1885-1896
Profile

It is now thought Fred Burton was born in Collingwood, Victoria, on November 2, 1865, and was thus 63. He was chosen to keep wicket for Australia in the Second Test of the 1886-87 series when Jack Blackham was unavailable. Blackham returned for the only Test of the following season but Burton was retained as a batsman even though his career average was only 15 - he was out for one in each innings. His best score was 47 for New South Wales against Victoria in 1887-88 when he batted three hours and helped Harry Moses in a stand of 185; Moses went on to make 297. Burton later settled in New Zealand and died in Wanganui.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd unofficial Test: Australia A v India A at Brisbane
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Australia A v India A at Darwin
Jul 20, 2014 (10:00 local | 00:30 GMT | 20:30 EDT | 19:30 CDT | 17:30 PDT)
NPS v Sth Africa A at Palmerston
Jul 20, 2014 (10:00 local | 00:30 GMT | 20:30 EDT | 19:30 CDT | 17:30 PDT)
Australia A v NPS at Darwin
Jul 22, 2014 (10:00 local | 00:30 GMT | 20:30 EDT | 19:30 CDT | 17:30 PDT)
Australia A v Sth Africa A at Palmerston
Jul 24, 2014 (10:00 local | 00:30 GMT | 20:30 EDT | 19:30 CDT | 17:30 PDT)
NPS v India A at Darwin
Jul 24, 2014 (10:00 local | 00:30 GMT | 20:30 EDT | 19:30 CDT | 17:30 PDT)
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