Herbert Sutcliffe

Herbert Sutcliffe

Player Details

Name: Herbert Sutcliffe

Date of birth: 24/11/1894

International Team: N/A

Domestic Team: N/A

Role: Batsman

Bowling Style: Unknown

Batting Style: Right-hand

- Test Debut v South Africa at Birmingham - June, 1924
- The names of Sutcliffe and Hobbs will go down in history as England's greatest opening partnership.
- Sutcliffe himself scored 4555 runs for England in 54 tests at an astonishing average of 60.73.
- His defence was legendary, but when the time called he could be destructive as his famous centuries against Australia at the Oval in 1926 and Melbourne in 1929 will testify.
- A name is synonymous with both Yorkshire and England, Sutcliffe was the consummate professional, both in technique and manner.
- He scored more than 50,000 first-class runs and made 145 first-wicket century stands.
- Named one of Wisden's Cricketers of the Year 1920 after his very first season in first-class cricket, no doubt he would have won the honour every had tradition allowed it.

International Career Overview


Batting Bowling
Career Span: 1924-1935 Innings Bowled: 0
Matches: 54 Overs: 0
Innings: 84 Runs Conceded: 0
Not Outs: 8 Average: 0
Runs: 4555 Economy Rate: 0
Highest Score: 194 Best bowling in Innings: N/A
Average: 60.73
50s: 23
100s: 16
Ducks: 2
Caught Out: 46
Stumped Out: 2

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