Gordon Burgess      

Full name Gordon Charles Burgess

Born October 4, 1918, Waihi, Waikato

Died September 3, 2000, Auckland (aged 81 years 335 days)

Major teams Auckland

Batting style Right-hand bat

Other Administrator

Relation Son - MG Burgess

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 7 13 1 219 35 18.25 0 0 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 7 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1940-1955
Profile

Gordon Burgess played seven matches for Auckland between 1940-41 and 1954-55 but is best remembered as an administrator. He was a member of the New Zealand Council from 1962-63 to 1971, and was chairman between 1979-80 and 1980-81. He was also chairman of the Auckland CA from 1960 to 1967 and president from 1976 to 1983. He also managed New Zealand when they recorded their first Test victory (against West Indies in 1955-56) and in England in 1969.
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