Thomas G. Rose

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Thomas Rose
Personal information
Full nameThomas Ginnever Rose
Born(1901-03-16)16 March 1901
Ilkeston, Derbyshire, England
Died8 August 1979(1979-08-08) (aged 78)
St Ives, Cornwall, England
Bowling Slow left arm orthodox
Domestic team information
1922 Worcestershire
First-class debut24 May 1922
Worcestershire  v  Sussex
Last First-class4 July 1922
Worcestershire  v  Gloucestershire
Career statistics
Competition FC
Runs scored47
Batting average 5.22
Top score15
Balls bowled327
Wickets 7
Bowling average 31.28
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match0
Best bowling3-68
Catches/stumpings 1/0
Source:, 17 September 2007

Thomas Ginnever Rose (16 March 19018 August 1979) was an English first-class cricketer who played six matches, all for Worcestershire in 1922.

Rose made his debut in an innings defeat against Sussex at Hove in late May 1922; he scored 4 and 15, and bowled five wicketless overs. [1] His next match, against Kent at Gravesend, saw Worcestershire crushed by an innings and 236 runs. Rose himself, however, had a fairly successful game with the ball, claiming 3-68 in Kent's first innings; his victims were Bill Ashdown, Edward Solbé and Tich Freeman. [2]

His next game, against Warwickshire at Amblecote, saw him take four wickets in the match, [3] but in the three other games he played at first-class level Rose contributed absolutely nothing: he took no wickets and held no catches, while with the bat he made just 11 in four innings. [4]


  1. "Sussex v Worcestershire in 1922". CricketArchive. Retrieved 17 September 2007.
  2. "Kent v Worcestershire in 1922". CricketArchive. Retrieved 17 September 2007.
  3. "Worcestershire v Warwickshire in 1922". CricketArchive. Retrieved 17 September 2007.
  4. "Player Oracle on CricketArchive". CricketArchive. Retrieved 17 September 2007.

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