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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Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Investec Test: England v Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street - May 27-31
England 498/9d Sri Lanka 101 & 309/5 (84 ov) (f/o)
Northants v Essex at Northampton - May 28-31
Northants 444 Essex 274/2 (75 ov)
Notts v Durham at Nottingham - May 28-31
Notts 534 Durham 193/4 (45 ov)
Somerset v Surrey at Taunton - May 28-31
Surrey 264 & 94/6 (52 ov) Somerset 102
Sussex v Derbyshire at Hove - May 28-31
Derbyshire 150 Sussex 342/4 (90 ov)
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 29-Jun 1
Leics 340/8 (96 ov)
Middlesex v Hampshire at Northwood - May 29-Jun 1
Middlesex 342/3 (96 ov)
Worcs v Gloucs at Worcester - May 29-Jun 1
Worcs 341/8 (96 ov)
Yorkshire v Lancashire at Leeds - May 29-Jun 1
Yorkshire 301/9 (95.2 ov)
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