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George Dews      

Full name George Dews

Born June 5, 1921, Ossett, Yorkshire

Died January 29, 2003, Dudley, Worcestershire (aged 81 years 238 days)

Major teams Worcestershire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 376 642 53 16803 145 28.52 20 91 355 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 376 246 202 2 1/31 101.00 4.92 123.0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1946 - 1961
Profile

George Dews was a Worcestershire stalwart in the development of the team who won the County Championship in 1964. He played with most of those who brought the pennant to New Road but bowed out three years before the county's first major success. Never flashy, rarely exciting but resolutely dependable, he was one of the loyal county professionals who instilled worthwhile values into the game in the immediate post-war period.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Hampshire v Middlesex at Southampton - May 1-4
Hampshire 336 Middlesex 211/3 (66 ov)
Kent v Glamorgan at Canterbury - May 1-4
Glamorgan 260 & 141/3 (37 ov) Kent 488
Northants v Derbyshire at Northampton - May 1-4
Derbyshire 324 Northants 136/1 (52 ov)
Notts v Yorkshire at Nottingham - May 1-4
Notts 261 Yorkshire 279/8 (72 ov)
Somerset v Lancashire at Taunton - May 1-4
Lancashire 493/9d Somerset 101/2 (39 ov)
Surrey v Durham at The Oval - May 1-4
Surrey 457 Durham 275/3 (74 ov)
Sussex v Leics at Hove - May 1-4
Sussex 163 Leics 400/4 (114 ov)
Worcs v Essex at Worcester - May 1-4
Essex 451/9d (113.4 ov)
Derbyshire v Sussex at Derby
May 8-11, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
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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