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George Butler      

Full name George Stephen Butler

Born December 16, 1900, Kennett, Marlborough, Wiltshire

Died September 21, 1969, Kingswear, Devon (aged 68 years 279 days)

Major teams Minor Counties, Somerset

Batting style Right-hand bat

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 8 14 0 411 121 29.35 1 3 7 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 8 42 22 0 - - - 3.14 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1920 - 1939
Profile

Wisden obituary
BUTLER, GEORGE S., who died on September 19 aged 68, was in the Marlborough XI from 1916 to 1919, being captain in the last year. He appeared for the Public schools XI and Lord's Schools at Lord's. As an attractive opening batsman, he assisted Wiltshire from 1920 till the outbreak of the Second World War and was frequently chosen to represent the Minor Counties against touring teams. For many years Headmaster of Winchester Lodge Preparatory School, Torquay, he captained the local club for over 20 seasons.

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2nd Investec Test: England v Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street - May 27-31
England 498/9d Sri Lanka 101 & 355/6 (99.2 ov) (f/o)
Northants v Essex at Northampton - May 28-31
Northants 444 Essex 329/3 (94.4 ov)
Notts v Durham at Nottingham - May 28-31
Notts 534 Durham 271/5 (63 ov)
Somerset v Surrey at Taunton - May 28-31
Surrey 264 & 138 Somerset 102 & 10/0 (1.1 ov, target 301)
Sussex v Derbyshire at Hove - May 28-31
Derbyshire 150 Sussex 437/6 (107 ov)
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 29-Jun 1
Leics 341 Kent 15/0 (9.2 ov)
Middlesex v Hampshire at Northwood - May 29-Jun 1
Middlesex 453/3 (113.3 ov)
Worcs v Gloucs at Worcester - May 29-Jun 1
Worcs 439 (113.1 ov)
Yorkshire v Lancashire at Leeds - May 29-Jun 1
Yorkshire 308 Lancashire 46/1 (14.4 ov)
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