Tony Nicholson      

Full name Anthony George Nicholson

Born June 25, 1938, Dewsbury, Yorkshire

Died November 4, 1985, Harrogate, Yorkshire (aged 47 years 132 days)

Major teams Yorkshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Anthony George Nicholson
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 283 268 126 1669 50 11.75 0 85 0
List A 120 46 22 155 15* 6.45 0 0 16 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 283 47436 17371 879 9/62 19.76 2.19 53.9 40 3
List A 120 5862 2951 173 6/27 6/27 17.05 3.02 33.8 3 4 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1962 - 1975
List A span 1963 - 1975
Profile

Tony Nicholson was a medium-paced bowler who played a big part in Yorkshire's five Championship-winning seasons in the 1960s. When they won in 1962, Nicholson played in only five matches, but a year later he took 65 wickets, and when they became champions again, in 1966, at the start of a three-year run, he took 113 wickets at 15.50 apiece. This was his best season. He swung the ball, had excellent control and was often found to be sharper in pace than the batsman expected. He played for Yorkshire from 1962 to 1975, having previously been a policeman in Rhodesia, and took 876 first-class wickets at 19.74 each.

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Tony Nicholson

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2nd Investec Test: England v Pakistan at Manchester - Jul 22-26
England 589/8d Pakistan 71/5 (31 ov)
Eng Lions v Pakistan A at Canterbury - Jul 24
Eng Lions 89/4 (16/50 ov)
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South Group: Essex v Surrey at Chelmsford - Jul 24
Surrey 67/0 (12.4/50 ov)
South Group: Gloucs v Sussex at Cheltenham - Jul 24
Gloucs 57/2 (12.1/50 ov)
North Group: Leics v Yorkshire at Leicester - Jul 24
Yorkshire 65/2 (12/50 ov)
South Group: Middlesex v Kent at Lord's - Jul 24
Kent 31/2 (11.4/50 ov)
North Group: Northants v Durham at Northampton - Jul 24
Northants 76/1 (13.3/50 ov)
North Group: Notts v Derbyshire at Market Warsop - Jul 24
Notts 49/2 (13.1/50 ov)
South Group: Somerset v Glamorgan at Taunton - Jul 24
Somerset 62/0 (9.1/50 ov)
North Group: Warwickshire v Worcs at Birmingham - Jul 24
Worcs 24/6 (11/50 ov)
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