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Gordon Fairbairn      

Full name Gordon Armytage Fairbairn

Born June 26, 1892, Logan Downs, Queensland, Australia

Died November 5, 1973, Ocean Grove, Victoria, Australia (aged 81 years 132 days)

Major teams Cambridge University, Middlesex

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Education Church of England Grammar School, Geelong; Cambridge University

Relation Brother - SG Fairbairn

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 32 52 9 971 112 22.58 1 30 0
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5w 10
First-class 32 2396 80 5/55 29.95 6 1
Career statistics
First-class span 1912 - 1924
Profile

Gordon Fairbairn, who died on November 5, aged 81, was educated at the Church of England Grammar School, Geelong, before going up to Cambridge, where he gained his Blue in 1913, 1914 and 1919. In the last year he also played for Middlesex.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
Cambs MCCU v Notts at Cambridge - Mar 28-30
Notts 339 Cambs MCCU 69/5 (29 ov)
Glamorgan v Cardiff MCCU at Cardiff - Mar 28-30
Glamorgan 225/3 (68 ov)
Gloucs v Durham MCCU at Bristol - Mar 28-30
Gloucs 405/7d Durham MCCU 15/2 (7 ov)
Kent v Lds-Brd MCCU at Canterbury - Mar 28-30
Kent 370/6d Lds-Brd MCCU 83/3 (32 ov)
Leics v Lbroug MCCU at Leicester - Mar 28-30
Leics 194 Lbroug MCCU 91/1 (39 ov)
Oxford MCCU v Surrey at Oxford - Mar 28-30
Surrey 335/7d Oxford MCCU 87/5 (37 ov)
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