Earl of Winchilsea      

Full name George Finch (9th Earl of Winchilsea)

Born November 4, 1752, London

Died August 2, 1826, Mayfair, Westminster, London (aged 73 years 271 days)

Major teams Hampshire, Marylebone Cricket Club, Surrey

Batting style Right-hand bat

Education Eton College: Christ Church, Oxford

George Finch (9th Earl of Winchilsea)
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 128 243 10 2064 76 8.85 0 4 45 4
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM 4w 5w 10
First-class 128 0+ 0+ 4 2/? 2/? 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut White Conduit Club v Kent XI at Islington, Jun 22-24, 1786 scorecard
Last First-class Marylebone Cricket Club v England at Lord's (Old), Jul 23-24, 1804 scorecard
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It is doubtful if the name of George, 9th Earl of Winchilsea is as well-known among cricket lovers as it deserves to be. Lord Winchilsea was born in 1752 and he succeeded to the title in 1769 on the death of his uncle. He graduated from Christ Church, Oxford in 1771, the year in which he was painted by Dance, wearing the robes of a Gentleman Commoner. He became Lord Lieutenant of Rutland and he died unmarried in 1826 to be succeeded by his cousin, George William. Another portrait of Lord Winchilsea hangs in the Royal Institution where he became the first President in 1799.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Hampshire v Middlesex at Southampton - May 1-4
Hampshire 336 Middlesex 239/3 (74.3 ov)
Kent v Glamorgan at Canterbury - May 1-4
Glamorgan 260 & 156/5 (44.1 ov) Kent 488
Northants v Derbyshire at Northampton - May 1-4
Derbyshire 324 Northants 165/1 (60.3 ov)
Notts v Yorkshire at Nottingham - May 1-4
Notts 261 & 2/1 (0.4 ov) Yorkshire 290
Somerset v Lancashire at Taunton - May 1-4
Lancashire 493/9d Somerset 109/5 (46.1 ov)
Surrey v Durham at The Oval - May 1-4
Surrey 457 Durham 307/4 (83.1 ov)
Sussex v Leics at Hove - May 1-4
Sussex 163 Leics 419/6 (121.3 ov)
Worcs v Essex at Worcester - May 1-4
Essex 451/9d Worcs 22/0 (6.5 ov)
Derbyshire v Sussex at Derby
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Essex v Sri Lankans at Chelmsford
May 8-10, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Glamorgan v Worcs at Cardiff
May 8-11, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Kent v Gloucs at Canterbury
May 8-11, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Lancashire v Hampshire at Manchester
May 8-11, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Leics v Northants at Leicester
May 8-11, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Middlesex v Notts at Lord's
May 8-11, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Warwickshire v Somerset at Birmingham
May 8-11, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Yorkshire v Surrey at Leeds
May 8-11, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
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