Geoffrey Kirby      

Full name Geoffrey Norman George Kirby

Born November 6, 1923, Reading, Berkshire

Died January 7, 2004, Nettlebed, Oxfordshire (aged 80 years 62 days)

Major teams Surrey

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 23 21 8 168 32 12.92 0 0 43 10
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 23 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1947 - 1953
Profile

Geoffrey Kirby joined the Surrey staff from Reading CC in 1947, making his first-class debut a year later. In such a strong set-up he was never able to secure a regular place, having to be content to be understudy to Arthur McIntyre, but he appeared six times in the second of their seven successive Championships in 1953. That was his last summer at The Oval, and in 1954 he played for Berkshire.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Hampshire v Middlesex at Southampton - May 1-4
Hampshire 336 & 76/1 (23 ov) Middlesex 361
Kent v Glamorgan at Canterbury - May 1-4
Glamorgan 260 & 414 Kent 488 & 22/0 (6 ov, target 187)
Northants v Derbyshire at Northampton - May 1-4
Derbyshire 324 Northants 438/7 (117 ov)
Notts v Yorkshire at Nottingham - May 1-4
Notts 261 & 151/5 (60 ov) Yorkshire 290
Somerset v Lancashire at Taunton - May 1-4
Lancashire 493/9d Somerset 313 & 0/0 (1 ov) (f/o)
Surrey v Durham at The Oval - May 1-4
Surrey 457 Durham 543/7 (140 ov)
Sussex v Leics at Hove - May 1-4
Sussex 163 & 113/0 (39 ov) Leics 473/8d
Worcs v Essex at Worcester - May 1-4
Essex 451/9d Worcs 226/5 (72 ov)
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