Earl of Winchilsea      

Full name George Finch (9th Earl of Winchilsea)

Born November 4, 1752, London

Died August 2, 1826, Mayfair, Westminster, London (aged 73 years 271 days)

Major teams Hampshire, Marylebone Cricket Club, Surrey

Batting style Right-hand bat

Education Eton College: Christ Church, Oxford

George Finch (9th Earl of Winchilsea)
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 128 243 10 2064 76 8.85 0 4 45 4
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM 4w 5w 10
First-class 128 0+ 0+ 4 2/? 2/? 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut White Conduit Club v Kent XI at Islington, Jun 22-24, 1786 scorecard
Last First-class Marylebone Cricket Club v England at Lord's (Old), Jul 23-24, 1804 scorecard
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It is doubtful if the name of George, 9th Earl of Winchilsea is as well-known among cricket lovers as it deserves to be. Lord Winchilsea was born in 1752 and he succeeded to the title in 1769 on the death of his uncle. He graduated from Christ Church, Oxford in 1771, the year in which he was painted by Dance, wearing the robes of a Gentleman Commoner. He became Lord Lieutenant of Rutland and he died unmarried in 1826 to be succeeded by his cousin, George William. Another portrait of Lord Winchilsea hangs in the Royal Institution where he became the first President in 1799.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Group B: Kent v Middlesex at Canterbury - Aug 20
Middlesex won by 7 wickets (with 37 balls remaining)
Group B: Notts v Warwickshire at Nottingham - Aug 20
Notts won by 1 wicket (with 0 balls remaining)
Group B: Surrey v Somerset at The Oval - Aug 20
Surrey won by 7 runs (D/L method)
Group B: Sussex v Glamorgan at Hove - Aug 20
Glamorgan won by 7 wickets (with 8 balls remaining) (D/L method)
1st ODI: Eng Women v India Women at Scarborough
Aug 21, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
Group A: Derbyshire v Gloucs at Derby
Aug 21, 2014 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
Group A: Hampshire v Yorkshire at Southampton
Aug 21, 2014 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
Group A: Lancashire v Leics at Manchester
Aug 21, 2014 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
Group A: Northants v Essex at Northampton
Aug 21, 2014 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
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