George Macaulay      

Full name George Gibson Macaulay

Born December 7, 1897, Thirsk, Yorkshire

Died December 13, 1940, Sullom Voe, Shetland Islands, Scotland (aged 43 years 6 days)

Major teams England, Yorkshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Education Barnard Castle

George Gibson Macaulay
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 8 10 4 112 76 18.66 0 1 0 5 0
First-class 468 460 125 6055 125* 18.07 3 21 373 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 8 13 1701 662 24 5/64 7/83 27.58 2.33 70.8 1 1 0
First-class 468 89877 32441 1837 8/21 17.65 2.16 48.9 126 31
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v England at Cape Town, Jan 1-4, 1923 scorecard
Last Test England v West Indies at Manchester, Jul 22-25, 1933 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1920-1935
Profile

Pilot Officer George Gibson Macaulay, one of the chief Yorkshire bowlers during a career lasting from 1920 to 1935, died on active service, as announced in December. Born at Thirsk on December 7, 1897, he did not take part in county cricket until 23 years of age, when he appeared for Yorkshire as a fast bowler. Under the influence of George Hirst and Wilfred Rhodes, he reduced his speed to medium pace, developing spin and controlling his length with such effect that on June 2, 1921, at Hull, six Derbyshire batsmen fell to him at a cost of only 3 runs, his match record being seven wickets for 12 runs. That success set MacAulay on the road to fame. Forsaking his position in a bank, he became a valued member of the County side.

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Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1924

Country Fixtures Country Results
3rd Investec Test: England v India at Southampton - Jul 27-31
England 569/7d & 205/4d India 330 & 154/9
Group B: Durham v Warwickshire at Gosforth - Jul 31
Warwickshire 156/2 (33/50 ov)
Group A: Gloucs v Hampshire at Bristol - Jul 31
Gloucs 144/5 (32.2/50 ov)
Group B: Middlesex v Surrey at Lord's - Jul 31
Surrey 157/2 (33.2/50 ov)
Northants v NZ A at Northampton - Jul 31
NZ A 175/4 (30.3/50 ov)
Group B: Somerset v Kent at Taunton - Jul 31
Kent 163/3 (31/50 ov)
Group A: Worcs v Derbyshire at Worcester - Jul 31
Worcs 131/4 (31/50 ov)
Yorkshire v Sri Lanka A at Leeds - Jul 31
Sri Lanka A 150/3 (34.3/50 ov)
Group A: Essex v Leics at Chelmsford
Jul 31, 2014 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
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