George Tribe      

Full name George Edward Tribe

Born October 4, 1920, Yarraville, Melbourne, Victoria

Died April 5, 2009 (aged 88 years 183 days)

Major teams Australia, Northamptonshire, Victoria

Also known as birth registered as George James Tribe

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm chinaman

Height 5 ft 7 in

Education St. Augustine's School, Yarraville

George Edward Tribe
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 3 3 1 35 25* 17.50 27 129.62 0 0 6 0 0 0
First-class 308 454 82 10177 136* 27.35 7 48 242 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 3 6 760 330 2 2/48 2/67 165.00 2.60 380.0 0 0 0
First-class 308 63651 28321 1378 9/43 20.55 2.66 46.1 93 23
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v England at Brisbane, Nov 29-Dec 4, 1946 scorecard
Last Test Australia v England at Sydney, Feb 28-Mar 5, 1947 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1945-1959
Profile

George Tribe had the ability to mix up chinamen with orthodox left-arm spinners, and with his disciplined batting and brilliant fielding at short leg he was a true allrounder. His early career was stifled by WW2 but as soon as normality returned he forced his way into the Victoria side, taking 40 wickets at 19.02 in 1945-47, his first season. He was picked for the first two and last Tests of the 1946-47 Ashes series but failed to make an impression and was discarded. The final Test was his last match in Australia.

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Jun 29, 1954

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1955

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