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George Wheatcroft      

Full name George Wheatcroft

Born December 25, 1799, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Died August 17, 1860, Newark, New Jersey, United States of America (aged 60 years 236 days)

Major teams United States of America, Sheffield

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 1 2 1 3 3 3.00 0 0 0 0 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Only First-class Sheffield v Nottingham at Sheffield, Aug 29-31, 1831 scorecard
Profile

Yorkshire born George Wheatcroft was a leading batsman for St George's who appeared in the first four USA v Canada matches, although in the first game he failed to show up on the second day until after the match was finished, thus missing USA's second innings. He was the only man on either side with first-class experience, playing in 1831 for Sheffield against Nottingham. In 1856 he umpired the USA v Canada match alongside Beverley Robinson who had appeared with him in the 1844 tie.
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