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George Beldam      

Full name George William Beldam

Born May 1, 1868, New Cross, Kent

Died November 23, 1937, Lower Bourne, Farnham, Surrey (aged 69 years 206 days)

Major teams Gentlemen, London County, Middlesex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm slow-medium

Education Cambridge University

Relation Brother - CA Beldam, Cousin - EA Beldam

George William Beldam
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 142 235 16 6575 155* 30.02 9 33 83 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 142 7154 3278 107 5/28 30.63 2.74 66.8 4 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1900-1907
Profile

George Beldham was first played for Middlesex in 1900 when 32 years of age. Experience in high-class club cricket enabled him to gain a place in a very powerful side and for eight seasons he did valuable work. In 1903 when Middlesex were Champions, Beldam closely followed Plum Warner, their most consistent batsman, in aggregate and average. He maintained his form until 1907 when he dropped out of the side. Altogether for Middlesex he scored 4,796 runs, with an average of 30.16, and took 76 wickets at 27.14 runs apiece. His highest aggregate in first-class matches was 1,158 in 1901. He also played for London County with WG Grace.

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George Beldam

George Beldam

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