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
Derbyshire v Hampshire at Derby - Apr 20-23
Hampshire 328 & 189/3 Derbyshire 399
Durham v Somerset at Chester-le-Street - Apr 20-23
Durham 308 & 213/9d Somerset 185 & 118/4
Glamorgan v Gloucs at Cardiff - Apr 20-23
Glamorgan 145 & 118/6 Gloucs 231
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - Apr 20-23
Leics 333 & 259/5d Kent 269/7d & 4/1
Lancashire v Warwickshire at Manchester - Apr 20-23
Lancashire 247 & 169/6 Warwickshire 324
Surrey v Essex at The Oval - Apr 20-23
Essex 306 & 154/2 Surrey 237
Yorkshire v Northants at Leeds - Apr 20-23
Yorkshire won by an innings and 120 runs
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