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George Watson      

Full name George Sutton Watson

Born April 10, 1907, Milton Regis, Kent

Died April 1, 1974, Guildford, Surrey (aged 66 years 356 days)

Major teams Kent, Leicestershire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Left-arm medium

Other Coach

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 236 393 20 8566 145 22.96 5 52 87 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 236 36 51 1 1/21 51.00 8.50 36.0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1928 - 1950
Profile

Wisden obituary
George Sutton Watson, who died on April 1, aged 64, was two years in the Shrewsbury XI and played a few times for Kent as an amateur in 1928 and 1929. From 1935 to 1950 he played as a professional for Leicestershire, for whom he scored over 8000 runs. He was an attacking bat and a glorious field, usually in the deep or at cover: even before the days of artificially shortened boundaries he could return the ball full toss to the wicket from the boundary with either hand. After his retirement he was for a time pro at Cranleigh. As a soccer player he gained two amateur caps for England and later played for Charlton Athletic as a pro
The Cricketer, June 1973

Country Fixtures Country Results
3rd Test: West Indies v England at Bridgetown - May 1-5
West Indies won by 5 wickets
Middlesex v Durham at Lord's - May 2-5
Middlesex 463 Durham 157/4
Essex v Gloucs at Chelmsford - May 3-6
Essex 159 Gloucs 77/0
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - May 3-6
Derbyshire 47/2
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 3-6
Leics 300/5
Northants v Lancashire at Northampton - May 3-6
Northants 198/6
Worcs v Somerset at Worcester - May 3-6
Somerset 250 Worcs 35/2
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