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George Vernon      

Full name George Frederick Vernon

Born June 20, 1856, Marylebone, London

Died August 10, 1902, Elmina, Gold Coast (aged 46 years 51 days)

Major teams England, Middlesex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style (unknown arm) slow (underarm)

Education Rugby

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 1 2 1 14 11* 14.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 239 391 21 7070 160 19.10 4 28 171 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 239 108 69 2 1/11 34.50 3.83 54.0 0 0
Career statistics
Only Test Australia v England at Melbourne, Dec 30, 1882 - Jan 2, 1883 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1876 - 1898
Profile

George Vernon, who died at Elmina, West Africa, on August 10th, was scarcely one of the great batsmen of his day, but he had a long and distinguished career in the cricket field. Born in June, 1856, he made his first appearance at Lord's as a member of the Rugby XI in 1873, and so recently as 1897 he took part in first-class matches, making scores of over 50 against both the Universities. For many years he played regularly for Middlesex, and for that county and the M.C.C. the greater part of his best work was done.

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