Thomas Thompson (cricketer)

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Thomas Thompson
Personal information
Full nameThomas Thompson
Born (1938-02-24) 24 February 1938 (age 81)
Workington, Cumberland,
England
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm off break
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
19631964 Leicestershire
19551974 Cumberland
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches9
Runs scored43
Batting average 4.77
100s/50s/
Top score12
Balls bowled1,011
Wickets 17
Bowling average 29.23
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling3/53
Catches/stumpings 2/
Source: Cricinfo, 7 February 2013

Thomas Thompson (born 24 February 1938) is a former English cricketer. Thompson was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm off break. He was born at Workington, Cumberland.

Thompson made his debut for Cumberland in the 1955 Minor Counties Championship against Durham. Between 1955 and 1961, he made 32 Minor Counties Championship appearances for Cumberland. [1] He joined Leicestershire for the 1963 season, making his first-class debut against Derbyshire at Grace Road in the 1963 County Championship. He made a further first-class appearance in that season against Nottinghamshire, before making seven further appearances in the 1964 County Championship, the last of which came against Essex. [2] A bowler, Thompson took 17 wickets in his nine first-class matches for Leicestershire, which came at an average of 29.23, with best figures of 3/53. [3] A tailend batsman, he scored 43 runs at a batting average of 4.77, with a high score of 12. [4] He returned to playing minor counties cricket for Cumberland in 1967, making a further 46 Minor Counties Championship appearances, the last of which came against the Lancashire Second XI. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 "Minor Counties Championship Matches played by Thomas Thompson". CricketArchive. Retrieved 8 February 2013.
  2. "First-Class Matches played by Thomas Thompson". CricketArchive. Retrieved 8 February 2013.
  3. "First-class Bowling For Each Team by Thomas Thompson". CricketArchive. Retrieved 8 February 2013.
  4. "First-class Batting and Fielding For Each Team by Thomas Thompson". CricketArchive. Retrieved 8 February 2013.