|Full name||Thomas Moore Sturgess|
|Born||24 September 1898|
|Died||2 February 1974 75) (aged|
Cape Town, Cape Province, South Africa
|Domestic team information|
|First-class debut||20 December 1940 Europeans v The Rest|
|Last First-class||26 November 1943 Europeans v Hindus|
Source: CricketArchive, 4 May 2008
Thomas Moore Sturgess (24 September 1898–2 February 1974) was an Indian cricketer. A wicket-keeper, he played first-class cricket in India in the 1940s, having previously represented the Egypt national cricket team.
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