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Harold Gibbons      

Full name Harold Harry Ian Haywood Gibbons

Born October 8, 1904, Devonport, Devon

Died February 16, 1973, Worcester (aged 68 years 131 days)

Major teams Worcestershire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm bowler

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 383 671 57 21087 212* 34.34 44 110 157 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 383 1083 737 7 2/27 105.28 4.08 154.7 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1927 - 1946
Profile

Harold `Doc' Gibbons, scorer of 44 centuries in first-class cricket (212 not out against Northants in 1939 the highest) died at Worcester on February 16, aged 68. Lord Cobham, who, as the Hon. CJ Lyttelton, captained Worcestershire from 1936 to 1939, has written the following tribute:

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