Thomas Westbrook (cricketer)

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Thomas Westbrook
Personal information
Born(1832-09-18)18 September 1832
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Died13 September 1911(1911-09-13) (aged 78)
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
1858 Tasmania
Source: Cricinfo, 6 January 2016

Thomas Westbrook (18 September 1832 13 September 1911) was an Australian cricketer. He played two first-class matches for Tasmania in 1858. [1]

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.

First-class cricket is an official classification of the highest-standard international or domestic matches in the sport of cricket. A first-class match is of three or more days' scheduled duration between two sides of eleven players each and is officially adjudged to be worthy of the status by virtue of the standard of the competing teams. Matches must allow for the teams to play two innings each although, in practice, a team might play only one innings or none at all.

Tasmania cricket team australian Cricket team

The Tasmanian cricket team, nicknamed the Tigers, represents the Australian state of Tasmania in cricket. They compete annually in the Australian domestic senior men's cricket season, which consists of the first-class Sheffield Shield and the limited overs Matador BBQs One-Day Cup.

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References

  1. "Thomas Westbrook". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 6 January 2016.