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George Burnett (cricketer)

George Burnett (cricketer)

George Richards Burnett (23 March 1824 – 13 April 1915) was an English first-class cricketer and distiller.

George Burnett
Personal information
Full nameGeorge Richards Burnett
Born23 March 1824
Streatham, Surrey, England
Died13 April 1915(1915-04-13) (aged 91)
Hove, Sussex, England
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 2
Runs scored 31
Batting average 7.75
100s/50s 0/0
Top score 13
Catches/stumpings 1/–
Source: Cricinfo, 21 July 2020

Burnett was born at Streatham in March 1824. He made two appearances in first-class cricket for the Gentlemen of Kent against the Gentlemen of England at Canterbury in 1849 and Lord's in 1850.[1] He scored 31 runs in his two matches, with a high score of 13.[2] Burnett was a distiller based at Vauxhall by profession.[3] Burnett died at Hove in April 1915, aged 91.


  1. "First-Class Matches played by George Burnett". CricketArchive. Retrieved 21 July 2020.
  2. "First-Class Batting and Fielding For Each Team by George Burnett". CricketArchive. Retrieved 21 July 2020.
  3. The Law Journal for the Year 1832-1849. Vol. 29. E. B. Ince. 1851. p. 49.
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