Full name Gerard Rodon Burge
Born August 9, 1857, Dinapore, India
Died February 15, 1933, Edmonton, Middlesex (aged 75 years 190 days)
Major teams Middlesex
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm fast
Education Marlborough College
|First-class span||1885 - 1886|
Gerard Rodon Burge was in the Marlborough College XI in 1873, 1874 and 1875, and when tried in 1885 and 1886 for Middlesex, as a medium-pace bowler, took five wickets for 58 on his first appearance. Assisting Gentlemen of Sussex v. Gentlemen of Philadelphia at Hove in 1889, he performed the hat trick. He also played a little for M.C.C., Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack
Also: the fastest Indian to 50 wickets, and Yasir Shah's unwanted "double-hundred"