Thomas Selby (cricketer, born 1851)

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Thomas Selby
Personal information
Full nameThomas Gothard Selby
Born(1851-02-19)19 February 1851
North Wingfield, Derbyshire, England
Died6 November 1924(1924-11-06) (aged 73)
Shirebrook, England
BattingRight-handed batsman
BowlingRight-arm fast bowler
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
1885 Derbyshire
First-class debut15 June 1885 Derbyshire  v  Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC)
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches1
Runs scored3
Batting average 1.50
100s/50s/
Top score2
Balls bowled16
Wickets 0
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling0-7
Catches/stumpings 0/-

Thomas Gothard Selby (19 February 1851 6 November 1924) was an English cricketer who played for Derbyshire in 1885.

Cricket Team sport played with bats and balls

Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players on a field at the centre of which is a 20-metre (22-yard) pitch with a wicket at each end, each comprising two bails balanced on three stumps. The batting side scores runs by striking the ball bowled at the wicket with the bat, while the bowling and fielding side tries to prevent this and dismiss each player. Means of dismissal include being bowled, when the ball hits the stumps and dislodges the bails, and by the fielding side catching the ball after it is hit by the bat, but before it hits the ground. When ten players have been dismissed, the innings ends and the teams swap roles. The game is adjudicated by two umpires, aided by a third umpire and match referee in international matches. They communicate with two off-field scorers who record the match's statistical information.

Derbyshire County Cricket Club English domestic cricket team

Derbyshire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales. It represents the historic county of Derbyshire. Its limited overs team is called the Derbyshire Falcons in reference to the famous peregrine falcon which nests on the Derby Cathedral. Founded in 1870, the club held first-class status from its first match in 1871 until 1887. Because of poor performances and lack of fixtures in some seasons, Derbyshire then lost its status for seven seasons until it was invited into the County Championship in 1895. Derbyshire is also classified as a List A team since the beginning of limited overs cricket in 1963; and classified as a senior Twenty20 team since 2003. In recent years the club has enjoyed record attendances with over 24,000 people watching their home Twenty20 fixtures in 2017 – a record for a single campaign. The local derby versus Yorkshire at Chesterfield now regularly sells out in advance.

Selby was born in North Wingfield, Derbyshire. He played his only game for Derbyshire in the 1885 season against Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) at Lord's in June. In the match, he scored 1 and 2 and bowled 4 overs for the loss of 7 runs. Most of the Derbyshire bowling was delivered by Shacklock and Mycroft. With the captain Ludford Docker absent hurt from the second innings, Derbyshire lost the match by an innings margin. Selby was a right-handed batsman and played 2 innings in one first-class match. He was a right-arm fast bowler but took no wickets in his four overs. [1]

North Wingfield village and civil parish in the North East Derbyshire, England

North Wingfield is a large village and civil parish in the English county of Derbyshire, located approximately 4½ miles south-east of Chesterfield, and 1 mile north-east of Clay Cross. The population of the civil parish as of the 2011 census was 6,505. It is in the North East Derbyshire district. The A6175 road from the M1 motorway to the A61 road runs through the village.

Derbyshire County Cricket Club in 1885 was the cricket season when the English club Derbyshire had been playing for fourteen years. They won three first class matches out of eleven.

Marylebone Cricket Club english Cricket Club

Marylebone Cricket Club is a cricket club founded in 1787 and based since 1814 at Lord's cricket ground, which it owns, in St John's Wood, London, England. The club was formerly the governing body of cricket in England and Wales and, as the sport's legislator, held considerable global influence.

Selby died in Shirebrook, Derbyshire at the age of 73.

Shirebrook town and civil parish in the Bolsover District of Derbyshire, England

Shirebrook is a town in the Bolsover district of north-east Derbyshire on the border with Nottinghamshire, England. it had a population of 13,300 in 2011, reducing to 9,760 at the 2011 Census. It is on the B6407, and close to the A632 road, between Mansfield and Bolsover.

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