John Gunn      

Full name John Richmond Gunn

Born July 19, 1876, Hucknall Torkard, Nottinghamshire

Died August 21, 1963, Basford, Nottinghamshire (aged 87 years 33 days)

Major teams England, London County, Nottinghamshire

Batting style Left-hand bat

John Richmond Gunn
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests Insights on test 6 10 2 85 24 10.62 0 0 0 3 0
First-class 535 845 105 24557 294 33.18 40 129 247 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 6 9 999 387 18 5/76 8/164 21.50 2.32 55.5 1 1 0
First-class 535 68269 30461 1242 8/65 24.52 2.67 54.9 82 17
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v England at Sydney, Dec 13-16, 1901 scorecard
Last Test England v Australia at Nottingham, May 29-31, 1905 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1896 - 1904
Profile

John Richmond Gunn, who died in hospital at Nottingham on August 21, aged 87, was a member of a celebrated Nottinghamshire cricketing family. Nephew of William Gunn and elder brother of George, he was uncle of G.V., all of whom, like himself, played for the county. A fine all-rounder, John Gunn made his first appearance for Nottinghamshire in 1896 and continued his professional career with the county till 1925. In that time he scored 24,601 runs, average 33.19, took 1,243 wickets at 24.50 runs each and held 233 catches.

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John Gunn

John Gunn

© Wisden

Aug 4, 1901

Rest of England XI which beat Yorkshire (County Champions) in 1901 -  (Back) RB Brooks, Albert Trott, Gilbert Jessop, George Wilson. (Middle) AO Jones, Plum Warner, Shrimp Leveson Gower, George Beldam, Charles Fry. (Front) John Gunn, Jimmy Sinclair.

Rest of England XI 1901

© Wisden

Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1904

Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Worcs at Chester-le-Street - Jun 26-29
Match drawn
Essex v Middlesex at Chelmsford - Jun 26-29
Middlesex 246 & 118/3 (45.4 ov) Essex 542/3d
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - Jun 26-29
Derbyshire 288 & 160 Glamorgan 237 & 67/4 (38 ov, target 212)
Hampshire v Somerset at Southampton - Jun 26-29
Hampshire 211/9d & 50/2 (25.4 ov) Somerset 147
Northants v Leics at Northampton - Jun 26-29
Northants 261 & 289/7d Leics 157 & 168/2 (47.1 ov, target 394)
Notts v Kent at Nottingham - Jun 26-29
Kent 180 & 221/7 (78.3 ov) Notts 371
Sussex v Gloucs at Hove - Jun 26-29
Sussex 358/9d & 142/1d Gloucs 150/1d & 31/3 (14.3 ov, target 351)
Yorkshire v Surrey at Leeds - Jun 26-29
Match drawn
Eng Lions v South Africa at Worcester - Jun 29-Jul 1
South Africa 58/1 (20 ov)
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