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Syd Gregory      

Full name Sydney Edward Gregory

Born April 14, 1870, Moore Park, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales

Died August 1, 1929, Moore Park, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales (aged 59 years 109 days)

Major teams Australia, New South Wales

Also known as birth registered as Edward Sydney Gregory

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm bowler

Relation Father - EJ Gregory, Uncle - DW Gregory, Brother - CW Gregory, Brother-in-law - H Donnan, Cousin - JM Gregory

Sydney Edward Gregory
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
Tests 58 100 7 2282 201 24.53 4 8 25 0
First-class 369 587 55 15187 201 28.54 25 65 175 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 58 3 30 33 0 - - - 6.60 - 0 0 0
First-class 369 599 390 2 1/8 195.00 3.90 299.5 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v Australia at Lord's, Jul 21-23, 1890 scorecard
Last Test England v Australia at The Oval, Aug 19-22, 1912 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1889-1912
Profile

Born on the present site of the Sydney Cricket ground, Syd Gregory, one of three famous brothers, to England on eight different tours, and in all played 58 Tests between 1890 and 1912, a record 52 of them against England. He was a wristy right-hander, with exquisite footwork which compensated for his lack of inches (he was 5'5") and a New South Wales boy who marked Sydney's inaugural Test - when England were the visitors in 1894-95 - with a memorable 201, although the match is best remembered for England winning despite being forced to follow on. Gregory eventually led a depleted Australia in the Triangular Tournament in England in 1912, his last bow as a Test player.
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May 2, 1912

The three captains pose ahead of the ill-fated 1912 Triangular Tournament.  Frank Mitchell (South Africa, left), CB Fry (England, middle) and Syd Gregory (Australia, right)

The three captains pose ahead of the ill-fated 1912 Triangular Tournament

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1912

Syd Gregory

Syd Gregory

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1909

A portrait of the Australian team that contested the 1909 Ashes in England

A portrait of the Australian team that contested the 1909 Ashes in England

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1897

Country Fixtures Country Results
1st Test: Australia v Pakistan at Dubai (DSC) - Oct 22-26
Pakistan 454 Australia 157/2
Elimination Final: NSW v Queensland at Sydney - Oct 24
Queensland 225/8 NSW 18/0 (4.2/50 ov)
Final: Western Aust v TBA at Sydney
Oct 26, 2014 (14:00 local | 03:00 GMT | 23:00 EDT | 22:00 CDT | 20:00 PDT)
2nd Test: Australia v Pakistan at Abu Dhabi
Oct 30-Nov 3, 2014 (10:00 local | 06:00 GMT | 02:00 EDT | 01:00 CDT | 23:00 PDT)
Victoria v NSW at Melbourne
Oct 31-Nov 3, 2014 (10:30 local | 23:30 GMT | 19:30 EDT | 18:30 CDT | 16:30 PDT)
South Aust v Queensland at Adelaide
Oct 31-Nov 3, 2014 (10:30 local | 00:00 GMT | 20:00 EDT | 19:00 CDT | 17:00 PDT)
Western Aust v Tasmania at Perth
Oct 31-Nov 3, 2014 (10:30 local | 02:30 GMT | 22:30 EDT | 21:30 CDT | 19:30 PDT)
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