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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.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Hampshire at Chester-le-Street - Sep 1-3
Hampshire won by 7 wickets
Essex v Northants at Chelmsford - Sep 1-4
Essex 360 & 55/1 (24.1 ov) Northants 275
Kent v Lancashire at Canterbury - Sep 1-4
Kent 570/8d Lancashire 259 & 47/2 (15.4 ov) (f/o)
Leics v Gloucs at Leicester - Sep 1-4
Leics 415 Gloucs 249/8 (86.4 ov)
Surrey v Derbyshire at The Oval - Sep 1-4
Derbyshire 313 Surrey 560 (158.3 ov)
Warwickshire v Middlesex at Birmingham - Sep 1-4
Middlesex 207 Warwickshire 224/8 (82 ov)
Worcs v Sussex at Worcester - Sep 1-4
Worcs 210 & 59/3 (26 ov) Sussex 510/5d
Yorkshire v Somerset at Leeds - Sep 1-3
Yorkshire won by an innings and 126 runs
1st ODI: England v Australia at Southampton - Sep 3
Australia won by 59 runs
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