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Lewis McGibbon      

Full name Lewis McGibbon

Born October 8, 1931, Byker, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland

Died September 22, 2012, Brampton, Northamptonshire (aged 80 years 350 days)

Major teams Northamptonshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Education Wallsend Grammar School

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 13 11 5 17 4 2.83 0 0 2 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 13 1970 858 33 4/42 26.00 2.61 59.6 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1957 - 1959
Profile

Lewis McGibbon played 13 matches as a seam bowler for Northamptonshire between 1957 and 1959. His career-best return came in his second match at the start of 1958 when he took 4 for 42 - on his way to match figures of 7 for 97 - against Somerset at Glastonbury but he was unable to show the consistency to hold down a regular place. He is one of a group who took more first-class wickets than he scored runs, and in McGibbon's case his batting was really not his strength as he managed 17 runs in 11 innings. An accountant by profession, he was on the Northamptonshire committee for almost two decades and served for three years as the county's treasurer.
Martin Williamson

Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Hampshire at Chester-le-Street - Sep 1-4
Durham 213 & 18/1 (6.2 ov) Hampshire 251
Essex v Northants at Chelmsford - Sep 1-4
Essex 360 Northants 15/0 (3 ov)
Kent v Lancashire at Canterbury - Sep 1-4
Kent 532/7 (141.1 ov)
Leics v Gloucs at Leicester - Sep 1-4
Leics 332/8 (98 ov)
Surrey v Derbyshire at The Oval - Sep 1-4
Derbyshire 313 Surrey 123/2 (37.1 ov)
Warwickshire v Middlesex at Birmingham - Sep 1-4
Middlesex 172/7 (69.1 ov)
Worcs v Sussex at Worcester - Sep 1-4
Worcs 210 Sussex 204/3 (57.2 ov)
Yorkshire v Somerset at Leeds - Sep 1-4
Somerset 110 Yorkshire 376/8 (124.2 ov)
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