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Arthur Grimsdell      

Full name Arthur Grimsdell

Born March 23, 1894, Watford, Hertfordshire

Died March 13, 1963, Watford, Hertfordshire (aged 68 years 355 days)

Major teams East of England

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 1 2 0 43 40 21.50 0 0 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1927 - 1927
Profile

Arthur Grimsdell, though more celebrated as a footballer, served Hertfordshire as an amateur wicket-keeper and batsman from 1922 to 1947. In Minor Counties' cricket he hit 3,458 runs, average 19.00, for Hertfordshire, his highest innings being 107 in 1934. He played Association football for St. Albans City before becoming professional with Watford, his native town. From there he joined Tottenham Hotspur, for whom he played as left half-back from 1912 to 1929. He gained an FA Cup-winners' medal in 1921 and played in six full and two Victory international matches for England.

Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Investec Test: England v Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street - May 27-31
England 498/9d Sri Lanka 101 & 403/6 (112 ov) (f/o)
Northants v Essex at Northampton - May 28-31
Northants 444 Essex 357/5 (106.1 ov)
Notts v Durham at Nottingham - May 28-31
Notts 534 Durham 308/6 (75 ov)
Somerset v Surrey at Taunton - May 28-31
Surrey 264 & 138 Somerset 102 & 52/1 (13 ov, target 301)
Sussex v Derbyshire at Hove - May 28-31
Derbyshire 150 & 12/0 (7 ov) Sussex 447/8d
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 29-Jun 1
Leics 341 Kent 48/1 (22 ov)
Middlesex v Hampshire at Northwood - May 29-Jun 1
Middlesex 467/3d Hampshire 15/1 (7 ov)
Worcs v Gloucs at Worcester - May 29-Jun 1
Worcs 439 Gloucs 21/1 (11.4 ov)
Yorkshire v Lancashire at Leeds - May 29-Jun 1
Yorkshire 308 Lancashire 68/3 (27 ov)
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