Thomas Sturgess

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Thomas Sturgess
Personal information
Full nameThomas Moore Sturgess
Born(1898-09-24)24 September 1898
Assam, India
Died2 February 1974(1974-02-02) (aged 75)
Cape Town, Cape Province, South Africa
Role Wicket-keeper
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
1940-1943Europeans (India)
First-class debut20 December 1940 Europeans v The Rest
Last First-class26 November 1943 Europeans v Hindus
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches2
Runs scored27
Batting average 6.75
100s/50s0/0
Top score18
Balls bowled0
Wickets -
Bowling average -
5 wickets in innings -
10 wickets in match-
Best bowling-
Catches/stumpings 3/1
Source: CricketArchive, 4 May 2008

Thomas Moore Sturgess (24 September 1898 2 February 1974) was an Indian cricketer. [1] A wicket-keeper, he played first-class cricket in India in the 1940s, [2] having previously represented the Egypt national cricket team. [3]

Biography

Born in Assam in 1898, [2] Thomas Sturgess made his debut for Egypt against HM Martineau's XI in 1929. He played twice more for Egypt against the same opposition in 1931 and 1932, also playing against them for Alexandria Cricket Club in those years. [4]

His first-class career didn't begin until December 1940 when he played in the Bombay Pentangular Tournament for the Europeans [5] at the age of 42. [2] He played in the tournament again three years later. [5] He died in Cape Town in 1974. [2]

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