George Coulthard      

Full name George Coulthard

Born August 1, 1856, Boroondara, Victoria

Died October 22, 1883, Carlton, Victoria (aged 27 years 82 days)

Major teams Australia, Victoria

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

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George Coulthard
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 1 1 1 6 6* - 0 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 6 11 3 92 31 11.50 0 0 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 6 332 125 5 3/29 25.00 2.25 66.4 0 0
Career statistics
Only Test Australia v England at Sydney, Feb 17-21, 1882 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1880-1882
Umpiring statistics
Test debut Australia v England at Melbourne, Jan 2-4, 1879 scorecard
Last Test Australia v England at Melbourne, Mar 10-14, 1882 scorecard
Test matches 2
Test statistics
Profile

George Coulthard was on the staff of the Melbourne CC and accompanied Lord Harris's 1878-79 side as an umpire, even thought he was only 22, standing in the only Test of the series. At Sydney, in the match against New South Wales, he was at the centre of a riot when he gave Billy Murdoch run out, leading to an ugly pitch-invasion. Although independent witnesses said the decision was close but fair, NSW demanded his replacement, claiming he was incompetent. He played only six first-class matches, his last in 1881-82 when he made his only Test appearance for Australia, making 6 at No. 11 and not bowling. Within two years he had died of consumption.
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George Coulthard

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