Tony Warrington

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Tony Warrington
Personal information
Full nameAnthony George Warrington
Born (1947-03-28) 28 March 1947 (age 72)
Ipswich, Suffolk, England
BattingRight-handed
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
19731975 Minor Counties South
19731974 Minor Counties
19661989 Suffolk
Career statistics
Competition First-class List A
Matches212
Runs scored152147
Batting average 38.0012.25
100s/50s/1/
Top score9244
Balls bowled
Wickets
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings /3/
Source: Cricinfo, 26 July 2011

Anthony 'Tony' George Warrington (born 28 March 1947) is a former English cricketer. Warrington was a right-handed batsman. He was born in Ipswich, Suffolk.

Warrington made his debut for Suffolk in the 1966 Minor Counties Championship against Buckinghamshire. He played Minor counties cricket for Suffolk from 1966 to 1989, making 120 Minor Counties Championship appearances. [1] His first List A appearance for Suffolk came against Sussex. He would make a further 4 List A appearances for the county, the last of which came against Derbyshire in the 1981 NatWest Trophy. [2] In his 5 List A matches for Suffolk, he scored 44 runs at an average of 8.80, with a high score of 18. [3]

It was however for Minor Counties South that he had made his List A debut for, back in the 1973 Benson & Hedges Cup against Hampshire. [2] He would make a further 6 List A appearances for the team, the last of which came against Middlesex in the 1975 Benson & Hedges Cup. [2] In his 7 List A matches for Minor Counties South, he scored 103 runs at an average of 14.71, with a high score of 44. [3] He also played 2 first-class matches for the Minor Counties cricket team, the first of which came against the touring West Indians in 1973. He scored his maiden and only first-class half century in the Minor Counties first-innings, compiling 92 runs before being dismissed by VanBurn Holder. He scored 25 runs in their second-innings, before being dismissed by the same bowler. [4] His second first-class match came the following year against the touring Pakistanis. [5] This match saw Warrington make 25 runs in the Minor Counties first-innings, before being dismissed by Imran Khan, while in their second-innings he scored 15 runs before being dismissed by Asif Masood. [6]

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References

  1. "Minor Counties Championship Matches played by Tony Warrington". CricketArchive. Retrieved 26 July 2011.
  2. 1 2 3 "List A Matches played by Tony Warrington". CricketArchive. Retrieved 26 July 2011.
  3. 1 2 "List A Batting and Fielding For Each Team by Tony Warrington". CricketArchive. Retrieved 26 July 2011.
  4. "Minor Counties v West Indians, 1973". CricketArchive. Retrieved 26 July 2011.
  5. "First-Class Matches played by Tony Warrington". CricketArchive. Retrieved 26 July 2011.
  6. "Minor Counties v Pakistanis, 1974". CricketArchive. Retrieved 26 July 2011.