Johnny Briggs      

Full name John Briggs

Born October 3, 1862, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire

Died January 11, 1902, Heald Green, Cheadle, Cheshire (aged 39 years 100 days)

Major teams England, Lancashire

Nickname Boy

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Relation Brother - JB Briggs

John Briggs
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 33 50 5 815 121 18.11 1 2 0 12 0
First-class 535 826 55 14092 186 18.27 10 58 258 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 33 49 5332 2095 118 8/11 15/28 17.75 2.35 45.1 4 9 4
First-class 535 100144 35430 2221 10/55 15.95 2.12 45.0 200 52
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v England at Adelaide, Dec 12-16, 1884 scorecard
Last Test England v Australia at Leeds, Jun 29-Jul 1, 1899 scorecard
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First-class span 1879 - 1900
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Johnny Briggs

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© The Cricketer International

Oct 1, 1888

The first MCC side to tour South Africa under the management of Major Wharton  1888-89. Standing: BAF Grieve, AC Skinner, AJ Fothergill, JM Read, R Abel. Sitting: CA Smith, Major Warton, The Hon. CJ Coventry, JEP McMaster, MP Bowden. Front:  JH Roberts, H Wood. Insets: J. Briggs, G Ulyett, F Hearne.

The first MCC side to tour South Africa 1888-89

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1889

Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Leics at Derby - May 25-28
Leics 619 Derbyshire 532/8 (141 ov)
Essex v Surrey at Chelmsford - May 26-29
Surrey 369 Essex 215/3 (80 ov)
Glamorgan v Durham at Swansea - May 26-29
Durham 342 Glamorgan 225/6 (59 ov)
Kent v Sussex at Tunbridge Wells - May 26-29
Kent 369 & 116/0 (35 ov) Sussex 164
Northants v Worcs at Northampton - May 26-29
Northants 238 & 53/2 (18 ov) Worcs 434
Notts v Gloucs at Nottingham - May 26-29
Notts 430/9d Gloucs 149 & 37/1 (10.3 ov) (f/o)
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton - May 26-29
Hampshire 162 & 293 Somerset 197 & 39/0 (10 ov, target 259)
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