Thomas Rust

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Thomas Rust
Personal information
Full nameThomas Henry Rust
Born(1881-03-03)3 March 1881
Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
Died9 August 1962(1962-08-09) (aged 81)
Tredworth, Gloucestershire, England
Domestic team information
1914 Gloucestershire
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Runs scored2
Batting average 1.00
Top score2
Balls bowled
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings /
Source: Cricinfo, 15 February 2012

Thomas Henry Rust (3 March 1881 9 August 1962) was an English cricketer. Rust was a right-handed batsman. He was born at Gloucester, Gloucestershire.

Rust made a single first-class appearance for Gloucestershire against Lancashire at the Spa Ground, Gloucester, in the 1914 County Championship. [1] Batting first, Gloucestershire made 155, with Rust being run out after scoring 2 runs. Lancashire responded by making 394 in their first-innings, while Gloucestershire were dismissed for 206 in their second-innings, with Rust being dismissed for a duck by Bill Huddleston. Lancashire won the match by an innings and 33 runs. [2]

Rust also had a distinguished local football career, playing and captaining Gloucester City 62 times from 1898-1907, scoring 41 goals. [3]

He died at Tredworth, Gloucestershire on 9 August 1962.

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  1. "First-Class Matches played by Thomas Rust". CricketArchive. Retrieved 15 February 2012.
  2. "Gloucestershire v Lancashire, 1914 County Championship". CricketArchive. Retrieved 15 February 2012.
  3. Clark, Timothy R.D.; Kujawa, Rob (2009). The Complete Record of Gloucester City AFC 1883–2009. Gloucester: Tiger Timbo Publications. ISBN   978-0-9557425-1-4.