George Bird      

Full name George Bird

Born July 30, 1849, Crouch Hall, Hornsey, Middlesex

Died October 28, 1930, Esher, Surrey (aged 81 years 90 days)

Major teams Lancashire, Marylebone Cricket Club, Middlesex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Relation Brother - W Bird, Brother-in-law - CFC Clarke, Son - AC Bird, Son - MC Bird, Grandson - AC Bird

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 21 36 3 477 75 14.45 0 3 6 5
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 21 8 0 0 - - - 0.00 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1872 - 1880
Profile

George Bird, born at Hornsey, on July 30, 1849, died at Esher, Surrey, on October 28, aged 81. A member of the M.C.C. since 1870, he had played in many matches for the Club. He was a sound and effective batsman with a graceful style and a good field in any position. At Lord's in July, 1873, he scored 116 not out and 30 for Fifteen Gentlemen of M.C.C. (with Rylott) against R. A. FitzGerald's Anglo-American Team of 1872, that being his best performance in a match of note. Between 1872 and 1877 he took part in some Middlesex cricket and in 1880 appeared for Lancashire under the residential qualification. He was father of M. C. Bird, the old Harrovian.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Cambs MCCU v Notts at Cambridge - Mar 28-30
Notts 339 & 207/2d Cambs MCCU 123 & 42/5 (18.1 ov, target 424)
Glamorgan v Cardiff MCCU at Cardiff - Mar 28-30
Glamorgan 342/7d Cardiff MCCU 90/4 (45.3 ov)
Gloucs v Durham MCCU at Bristol - Mar 28-30
Gloucs 405/7d Durham MCCU 159/4 (41.5 ov)
Kent v Lds-Brd MCCU at Canterbury - Mar 28-30
Kent 370/6d & 156/5d Lds-Brd MCCU 204 & 23/3 (18.2 ov, target 323)
Leics v Lbroug MCCU at Leicester - Mar 28-30
Leics 194 & 17/0 (6.4 ov) Lbroug MCCU 278
Oxford MCCU v Surrey at Oxford - Mar 28-30
Surrey 335/7d & 142/5d Oxford MCCU 172 & 7/0 (4.1 ov, target 306)
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