George Gifford      

Full name George Cooper Gifford

Born November 17, 1891, Huntingdon

Died September 16, 1972, Huntingdon (aged 80 years 304 days)

Major teams Northamptonshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 14 24 0 387 98 16.12 0 1 5 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 14 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1923-1929
Profile

Wisden obituary
George Gifford, who died in September, was a member of a well-known Huntingdonshire farming family, and was a familiar figure in club cricket in the Eastern Counties between the wars. Huntingdon, Lilford, The Druids and Newmarket Tramps were some of the clubs for whom he played. He also played in fourteen matches for Northants. His first game for the county was his best, when he scored 98 against Worcestershire at Northampton in 1923. He batted for five hours, and, but for some rather undue caution in the 90s, must have reached a century in his first appearance in first-class cricket. He was finally leg-before. In whatever type of cricket he appeared he always played with the utmost application, and no-one ever enjoyed the game more. He was an uncle of Josh Gifford, the racehorse trainer and former champion steeplechase jockey.
The Cricketer, January 1973

Country Fixtures Country Results
3rd Investec Test: England v India at Southampton - Jul 27-31
England 569/7d & 205/4d India 330 & 152/6
Group B: Durham v Warwickshire at Gosforth - Jul 31
Warwickshire 130/2 (28.1/50 ov)
Group A: Gloucs v Hampshire at Bristol - Jul 31
Gloucs 114/5 (27/50 ov)
Group B: Middlesex v Surrey at Lord's - Jul 31
Surrey 134/1 (28.1/50 ov)
Northants v NZ A at Northampton - Jul 31
NZ A 135/4 (27.1/50 ov)
Group B: Somerset v Kent at Taunton - Jul 31
Kent 142/3 (26.5/50 ov)
Group A: Worcs v Derbyshire at Worcester - Jul 31
Worcs 94/4 (26/50 ov)
Yorkshire v Sri Lanka A at Leeds - Jul 31
Sri Lanka A 125/1 (29.5/50 ov)
Group A: Essex v Leics at Chelmsford
Jul 31, 2014 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
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