Johnny Briggs      

Full name John Briggs

Born October 3, 1862, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire

Died January 11, 1902, Heald Green, Cheadle, Cheshire (aged 39 years 100 days)

Major teams England, Lancashire

Nickname Boy

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Relation Brother - JB Briggs

John Briggs
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 33 50 5 815 121 18.11 1 2 0 12 0
First-class 535 826 55 14092 186 18.27 10 58 258 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 33 49 5332 2095 118 8/11 15/28 17.75 2.35 45.1 4 9 4
First-class 535 100144 35430 2221 10/55 15.95 2.12 45.0 200 52
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v England at Adelaide, Dec 12-16, 1884 scorecard
Last Test England v Australia at Leeds, Jun 29-Jul 1, 1899 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1879 - 1900
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Johnny Briggs

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Oct 1, 1888

The first MCC side to tour South Africa under the management of Major Wharton  1888-89. Standing: BAF Grieve, AC Skinner, AJ Fothergill, JM Read, R Abel. Sitting: CA Smith, Major Warton, The Hon. CJ Coventry, JEP McMaster, MP Bowden. Front:  JH Roberts, H Wood. Insets: J. Briggs, G Ulyett, F Hearne.

The first MCC side to tour South Africa 1888-89

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1889

Country Fixtures Country Results
Essex v Australians at Chelmsford - Jul 1-4
Australians 562 & 212/8 (67 ov) Essex 414
South Group: Somerset v Gloucs at Taunton - Jul 3
Gloucs won by 8 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
North Group: Lancashire v Yorkshire at Manchester - Jul 3
Lancashire won by 29 runs
North Group: Notts v Worcs at Nottingham - Jul 3
Worcs won by 20 runs
South Group: Surrey v Middlesex at The Oval - Jul 3
Surrey won by 8 wickets (with 32 balls remaining)
North Group: Warwickshire v Derbyshire at Birmingham - Jul 3
Warwickshire won by 40 runs
South Group: Hampshire v Glamorgan at Southampton - Jul 3
Glamorgan 181/7 Hampshire 117/4 (14.1/20 ov)
South Group: Sussex v Kent at Hove - Jul 3
Sussex 136/8 Kent 113/3 (11.5/20 ov)
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