Vernon Grimshaw      

Full name Vernon Grimshaw

Born April 15, 1916, Roundhay, Leeds, Yorkshire

Died June 21, 1989, Clifton, Bedfordshire (aged 73 years 67 days)

Major teams Worcestershire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 19 32 2 418 103 13.93 1 1 8 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 19 78 46 2 1/2 23.00 3.53 39.0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1936-1938
Profile

Vernon Grimshaw, who died on June 21, in Bedfordshire, aged 73, was a right-handed batsman and occasional leg-spinner from Yorkshire who played in 19 matches as a professional for Worcestershire between 1936 and 1938. The pinnacle of his career was reached when he opened the innings against the 1937 New Zealand tourists and scored 103, adding 140 for the second wicket with Eddie Cooper. Grimshaw managed only one other half-century and made only two appearances in 1938 before fading out of the first-class game. His final career figures were 418 runs in 19 matches, average 13.93.
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