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Harry Elliott      

Full name Harry Elliott

Born November 2, 1891, Scarcliffe, Derbyshire

Died February 2, 1976, Derby (aged 84 years 92 days)

Major teams England, Derbyshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Other Umpire

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 4 5 1 61 37* 15.25 0 0 0 8 3
First-class 532 764 220 7580 94 13.93 0 11 903 303
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 532 3 5 0 - - - 10.00 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v England at Durban, Feb 4-8, 1928 scorecard
Last Test India v England at Chennai, Feb 10-13, 1934 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1920-1947
Umpiring statistics
Test debut England v West Indies at Nottingham, Jul 20-25, 1950 scorecard
Last Test England v Australia at Manchester, Jul 9-14, 1953 scorecard
Test matches 7
Test statistics
Profile

Harry Elliott, who died at Derby on February 4, aged 84, was born at Scarcliffe on November 2, 1891 (not 1895). It was whilst he was with Sir Joseph Laycock, at Wiseton Hall in Nottinghamshire that Sir Archibald White, formerly captain of Yorkshire, recommended him to Derbyshire, and he first played and kept wicket in 1920 against Essex. Immediately he made his place secure, displacing George Beet, but his early promise as a batsman never matured, though he was an excellent man in a crisis. He appeared in 194 consecutive Derbyshire matches up to 1928, when the Test match against West Indies broke the sequence; subsequently he made 232 consecutive appearances up to 1937 when injury intervened.

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