Arthur Grimsdell      

Full name Arthur Grimsdell

Born March 23, 1894, Watford, Hertfordshire

Died March 13, 1963, Watford, Hertfordshire (aged 68 years 355 days)

Major teams East of England

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 1 2 0 43 40 21.50 0 0 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1927 - 1927
Profile

Arthur Grimsdell, though more celebrated as a footballer, served Hertfordshire as an amateur wicket-keeper and batsman from 1922 to 1947. In Minor Counties' cricket he hit 3,458 runs, average 19.00, for Hertfordshire, his highest innings being 107 in 1934. He played Association football for St. Albans City before becoming professional with Watford, his native town. From there he joined Tottenham Hotspur, for whom he played as left half-back from 1912 to 1929. He gained an FA Cup-winners' medal in 1921 and played in six full and two Victory international matches for England.

Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Warwickshire at Chester-le-Street - Aug 23-26
Durham 207 & 55/1 (18 ov) Warwickshire 381/8d
Glamorgan v Sussex at Cardiff - Aug 23-26
Glamorgan 252 & 256/8 (74 ov) Sussex 283
Gloucs v Kent at Bristol - Aug 23-26
Gloucs 221 & 94/5 (47 ov) Kent 533/6d
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton - Aug 23-26
Hampshire 338 & 64/1 (28 ov) Somerset 587/8d
Surrey v Lancashire at The Oval - Aug 23-26
Surrey won by 10 wickets
Worcs v Northants at Worcester - Aug 23-26
Northants 551 & 50/1d Worcs 201/3d & 48/2 (15 ov, target 401)
Yorkshire v Notts at Scarborough - Aug 23-26
Yorkshire 282 & 263/4d Notts 94 & 129/6 (54 ov, target 452)
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