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Bert Hopkins      

Full name Albert John Young Hopkins

Born May 3, 1874, Young, New South Wales

Died April 25, 1931, North Sydney, New South Wales (aged 56 years 357 days)

Major teams Australia, New South Wales

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 20 33 2 509 43 16.41 0 0 3 11 0
First-class 162 240 21 5563 218 25.40 8 23 87 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 20 22 1327 696 26 4/81 7/149 26.76 3.14 51.0 1 0 0
First-class 162 13619 6612 271 7/10 24.39 2.91 50.2 10 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v England at Sydney, Feb 14-18, 1902 scorecard
Last Test England v Australia at The Oval, Aug 9-11, 1909 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1896-1915
Profile

Bert Hopkins was a gentle, slow-medium swing bowler. His first Test wickets were a distinguished pair: CB Fry and Ranjitsinhji, when Hopkins surprisingly opened the bowling at Lord's in 1902 and reduced England to 0 for 2. He didn't take another wicket in the series, though. Hopkins could bat too, and often opened for his state, New South Wales. It's a good thing he did, as in a quarter of his 20 Tests, Hopkins did not get a bowl at all.
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1909

A portrait of the Australian team that contested the 1909 Ashes in England

A portrait of the Australian team that contested the 1909 Ashes in England

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Mar 5, 1904

Len Braund bowling to Bert Hopkins during the 5th Test, Australia v England, MCG, March 5, 1904

Len Braund bowling to Bert Hopkins during the 5th Test

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