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Geoff Humpage      

Full name Geoffrey William Humpage

Born April 24, 1954, Sparkbrook, Birmingham, Warwickshire

Current age 61 years 10 days

Major teams England, Orange Free State, Warwickshire

Nickname Farsley

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Height 5 ft 9 in

Education Golden Hillock Comprehensive, Birmingham

Geoffrey William Humpage
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 3 2 0 11 6 5.50 24 45.83 0 0 0 0 2 0
First-class 351 574 76 18098 254 36.34 29 671 72
List A 324 299 41 6594 109* 25.55 3 36 249 32
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 351 1027 553 13 2/13 42.53 3.23 79.0 0 0
List A 324 773 694 18 4/53 4/53 38.55 5.38 42.9 1 0 0
Career statistics
ODI debut England v Australia at Lord's, Jun 4, 1981 scorecard
Last ODI England v Australia at Leeds, Jun 8, 1981 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1974 - 1990
List A span 1975 - 1990
Profile

The meaty Warwickshire wicketkeeper Geoff Humpage was a Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1985, a popular figure throughout his career, and an Edgbaston folk hero. He played three one-day internationals against Australia in 1981, but managed only 11 runs. This was out of character, because Humpage could certainly bat: he had a first-class average of 36 and a top score of 254. He also went on the rebel tour to South Africa in 1981-82, and is now a police constable.
Rob Smyth

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Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1985

Country Fixtures Country Results
3rd Test: West Indies v England at Bridgetown - May 1-3
West Indies won by 5 wickets
Middlesex v Durham at Lord's - May 2-5
Middlesex 463 Durham 157/4
Essex v Gloucs at Chelmsford - May 3-6
Essex 159 Gloucs 77/0
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - May 3-6
Derbyshire 47/2
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 3-6
Leics 300/5
Northants v Lancashire at Northampton - May 3-6
Northants 198/6
Worcs v Somerset at Worcester - May 3-6
Somerset 250 Worcs 35/2
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