Full name Godfrey Cripps
Born October 19, 1865, Mussoorie (now Musuri), United Provinces, India
Died July 27, 1943, near Adelaide, South Australia, Australia (aged 77 years 281 days)
Major teams South Africa, Western Province
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm bowler
|Only Test||South Africa v England at Cape Town, Mar 19-22, 1892 scorecard|
|First-class span||1891/92 - 1893/94|
Dashing right-hand batsman Godfrey Cripps was a true globetrotter in an era when travel was not common. He was born in India, educated in England (at Cheltenham), played his cricket in South Africa and died in Australia. In 1892-93 he averaged 39.20 as Western Province won the Currie Cup at their first attempt, a year after he played his only Test, against WW Read's England side at Cape Town (he scored 18 and 3). He was vice-captain of the South African side on their first tour of England in 1894, scoring 394 runs at 14.59.
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