Full name George Ritchie Dickinson
Born March 11, 1903, Dunedin, Otago
Died March 17, 1978, Lower Hutt, Wellington (aged 75 years 6 days)
Major teams New Zealand, Otago, Wellington
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm fast
|Test debut||New Zealand v England at Christchurch, Jan 10-13, 1930 scorecard|
|Last Test||New Zealand v South Africa at Wellington, Mar 4-7, 1932 scorecard|
|First-class span||1921/22 - 1943/44|
George Dickinson played for New Zealand in the first two Tests against Harold Gilligan's side in 1929-30. A genuinely fast bowler, he took in these five wickets for 134 runs and had the distinction of dismissing Woolley twice. His only other Test appearance was two years later v South Africa, when he took three for 111. He played for Otago.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack
Dickinson's best figures were 11 for 89 against Canterbury in 1924-25
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