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Sir Gubby Allen      

Full name George Oswald Browning Allen

Born July 31, 1902, Bellevue Hill, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Died November 29, 1989, St John's Wood, London (aged 87 years 121 days)

Major teams England, Cambridge University, Middlesex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast

Education Eton College; Cambridge University

Relation Uncle - RC Allen

George Oswald Browning Allen
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 25 33 2 750 122 24.19 1 3 2 20 0
First-class 265 376 54 9233 180 28.67 11 47 131 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 25 45 4386 2379 81 7/80 10/78 29.37 3.25 54.1 3 5 1
First-class 265 36180 17518 788 10/40 22.23 2.90 45.9 48 9
Career statistics
Test debut England v Australia at Lord's, Jun 27-Jul 1, 1930 scorecard
Last Test West Indies v England at Kingston, Mar 27-Apr 1, 1948 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1921-1950
Profile

Sir George `Gubby' Allen died at his London home overlooking Lord's during the night of November 29. He had been in poor health for some time after a major stomach operation during the summer. He was 87.

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1947

Gubby Allen (Middlesex and England)

Gubby Allen (Middlesex and England)

© The Cricketer International

Aug 22, 1940

A Pelham Warner XI which played at Lord’s in August 1940. Back: Billy Griffiths, Greville Stevens, Walter Robins, Gubby Allen, Reginald Taylor, Len Hutton. Front: 
George Heane, Bryan Valentine, Freddie Brown, Learie Constantine.

A Pelham Warner XI which played at Lord’s in August 1940

© Martin Williamson

Aug 1939

Sir Gubby Allen plays a shot off Freddie Brown, Surrey v Middlesex, The Oval, August 12-15, 1939

Sir Gubby Allen plays a shot off Freddie Brown

© Getty Images

Notes

Knighted for services to cricket 1986

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