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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.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Worcs at Chester-le-Street - Jun 26-29
Durham 197 Worcs 367 (86.4 ov)
Essex v Middlesex at Chelmsford - Jun 26-29
Middlesex 246 & 27/0 (13 ov) Essex 542/3d
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - Jun 26-29
Derbyshire 288 & 160 Glamorgan 237 & 0/1 (6 ov, target 212)
Hampshire v Somerset at Southampton - Jun 26-29
Hampshire 211/9d Somerset 135/8 (46.1 ov)
Northants v Leics at Northampton - Jun 26-29
Northants 261 & 289/7d Leics 157 & 44/0 (16 ov, target 394)
Notts v Kent at Nottingham - Jun 26-29
Kent 180 & 214/7 (74 ov) Notts 371
Sussex v Gloucs at Hove - Jun 26-29
Sussex 358/9d Gloucs 150/1 (51 ov)
Warwickshire v Lancashire at Birmingham - Jun 26-29
Lancashire 273 & 178/4 (70 ov) Warwickshire 321
Yorkshire v Surrey at Leeds - Jun 26-29
Surrey 516/7d Yorkshire 27/1 (10.5 ov)
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