Full name George Wheatcroft
Born December 25, 1799, Sheffield, Yorkshire
Died August 17, 1860, Newark, New Jersey, United States of America (aged 60 years 236 days)
Major teams United States of America, Sheffield
|Only First-class||Sheffield v Nottingham at Sheffield, Aug 29-31, 1831 scorecard|
Yorkshire born George Wheatcroft was a leading batsman for St George's who appeared in the first four USA v Canada matches, although in the first game he failed to show up on the second day until after the match was finished, thus missing USA's second innings. He was the only man on either side with first-class experience, playing in 1831 for Sheffield against Nottingham. In 1856 he umpired the USA v Canada match alongside Beverley Robinson who had appeared with him in the 1844 tie.
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