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George Arlington      

Full name George Harewood Ashley Arlington

Born May 28, 1871, Dover, Kent

Died details unknown, Australia (aged 68 years)

Major teams Sussex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Education Brighton Grammar

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 29 50 0 614 73 12.28 0 27 3
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 29 75 36 1 1/13 36.00 2.88 75.0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1894 - 1898
Profile

A hard-hitting batsman and part-time wicketkeeper, George Arlington was a force in Sussex club cricket where he made more than 100 hundreds, including 309 for Sheffield Park against Nutley in 1897. He found county cricket a tougher nut to crack, making only one fifty in 50 innings. The exact details of his death are unknown, but David Frith in his book Silence Of The Heart recounts how Arlington wandered off into the Australian bush in 1940 in the knowledge that he would die. His body was never found.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
Cambs MCCU v Notts at Cambridge - Mar 28-30
Notts 339 Cambs MCCU 8/0 (4 ov)
Glamorgan v Cardiff MCCU at Cardiff - Mar 28-30
Glamorgan 122/1 (35.4 ov)
Gloucs v Durham MCCU at Bristol - Mar 28-30
Gloucs 292/3 (76 ov)
Kent v Lds-Brd MCCU at Canterbury - Mar 28-30
Kent 370/6 (94 ov)
Leics v Lbroug MCCU at Leicester - Mar 28-30
Leics 194 Lbroug MCCU 20/0 (9.3 ov)
Oxford MCCU v Surrey at Oxford - Mar 28-30
Surrey 335/7d Oxford MCCU 17/0 (7 ov)
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