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Charles Gordon      

Full name Charles Gordon

Born December 25, 1814, Finsbury, London

Died July 27, 1899, Bedford (aged 84 years 214 days)

Major teams Middlesex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style (unknown arm) slow (roundarm)

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 27 46 5 493 33* 12.02 0 0 13 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 27 0 0+ 1 1/? - 0.0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Gentlemen of England v Gentlemen of Kent at Lord's, Jun 17-18, 1844 scorecard
Last First-class 1862
Profile

MR. CHARLES GORDON who died on the 27th of July was in his 85th year, having been born on the 25th of December, 1814. He never took part in first-class cricket, but for several years he was the crack batsman of the once famous Clapton Club. In 1843 , in a match between Clapton and the M. C. C., he played an innings of 110 against the bowling of Hillyer and Dean. His name will be found in Scores and Biographies for upwards of twenty seasons. He was a hard working field in various positions, and a slow round arm bowler.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Leics at Derby - May 25-28
Leics 619 Derbyshire 532/8 (141 ov)
Essex v Surrey at Chelmsford - May 26-29
Surrey 369 Essex 215/3 (80 ov)
Glamorgan v Durham at Swansea - May 26-29
Durham 342 Glamorgan 225/6 (59 ov)
Kent v Sussex at Tunbridge Wells - May 26-29
Kent 369 & 116/0 (35 ov) Sussex 164
Northants v Worcs at Northampton - May 26-29
Northants 238 & 53/2 (18 ov) Worcs 434
Notts v Gloucs at Nottingham - May 26-29
Notts 430/9d Gloucs 149 & 37/1 (10.3 ov) (f/o)
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton - May 26-29
Hampshire 162 & 293 Somerset 197 & 39/0 (10 ov, target 259)
2nd ODI: England v South Africa at Southampton - May 27
England won by 2 runs
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