Full name Gordon Christopher Melluish
Born August 25, 1906, Marylebone, London
Died April 14, 1977, Little Bushey, Hertfordshire (aged 70 years 232 days)
Major teams Essex
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox
|First-class span||1926 - 1926|
Gordon Melluish, who died at home at Bushey Heath, on April 14 in his 71st year, was a very good slow left-arm bowler and useful right-hand batsman, and played for Essex (under J. W. H. T. Douglas) in four matches in 1926; during the Second World War he turned out for Northamptonshire. His real metier, however, was good-class club cricket : from 1928 until 1970 he played in more than 300 matches for MCC against clubs and schools; and he appeared, also, for the Incogniti, Gentlemen of Essex, Cryptics and Hampstead.
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