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George Burrough

George Burrough

George Baker Burrough (8 February 1907 — 9 May 1965) was an English cricketer. He was a slow bowler who played for Somerset. He was born in Glastonbury and died in Butleigh.

George Burrough
Personal information
Full nameGeorge Baker Burrough
Born(1907-02-08)8 February 1907
Glastonbury, Somerset, England
Died9 May 1965(1965-05-09) (aged 58)
Butleigh, Somerset, England
Bowling(unknown hand) Slow
Domestic team information
Career statistics
Competition FC
Matches 1
Runs scored 27
Batting average 27.00
100s/50s 0/0
Top score 27
Balls bowled 120
Wickets 1
Bowling average 38.00
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match 0
Best bowling 1/23
Catches/stumpings 2/–
Source: CricketArchive, 22 December 2015

Burrough made a single first-class appearance for Somerset during the 1936 season, against Cambridge University at Taunton,[1] the first time Cambridge had played on that ground. Batting at No 11, Burrough scored 27 runs in the only innings in which he batted,[2] and took one wicket, that of Norman Yardley, with the ball.


  1. "Obituaries in 1965". Cricinfo. Wisden. 26 January 2006. Retrieved 13 September 2016.
  2. "George Burrough". Cricket Archive. Retrieved 13 September 2016.
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