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Graham Burgess      

Full name Graham Iefvion Burgess

Born May 5, 1943, Glastonbury, Somerset

Current age 70 years 347 days

Major teams Minor Counties, Somerset

Nickname Budgie

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Other Umpire

Education Millfield School

Graham Iefvion Burgess
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 252 414 37 7129 129 18.90 2 120 0
List A 210 184 25 3138 73 19.73 0 12 53 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 252 28904 13543 474 7/43 28.57 2.81 60.9 18 2
List A 210 9825 6287 251 6/25 6/25 25.04 3.83 39.1 4 2 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1966-1979
List A span 1966-1982
Profile

It's something of a cliché, but Graham Burgess was a good old-fashioned county professional. A medium-pace bowler and a lower middle-order hitter, he played for almost a decade and a half for Somerset, the end of his career coming as the county established itself as a major force in domestic cricket. He made his debut in 1966 and remained a constant in the side until he retired at the end of 1979 (although he returned for a few one-day games). For a time he was the professional at Monmouth School before becoming a full-time umpire.
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Apr 11, 2006

Portrait of Graham Burgess

Portrait of Graham Burgess

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Apr 25, 2002

Steve Kirby bowling study, Burgess the umpire.

Steve Kirby bowling study, Burgess the umpire.

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Umpire Graham Burgess

Umpire Graham Burgess

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