Brian Perry (cricketer)

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Brian Perry
Personal information
Full name Brian James Perry
Born (1943-06-03)3 June 1943
Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England
Died 7 November 2017(2017-11-07) (aged 74)
Batting Left-handed
Bowling Right-arm fast-medium
Domestic team information
Years Team
1975 Minor Counties North
1970–1986 Shropshire
Career statistics
Competition List A
Matches 6
Runs scored 87
Batting average 21.75
100s/50s –/–
Top score 43
Balls bowled 186
Wickets 7
Bowling average 15.28
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 4/39
Catches/stumpings 3/–
Source: Cricinfo, 4 July 2011

Brian James Perry (3 June 1943 – 7 November 2017)[1] was an English cricketer. Perry was a left-handed batsman who bowled right-arm fast-medium. He was born in Shrewsbury, Shropshire.

Perry made his debut for Shropshire in the 1970 Minor Counties Championship against Lincolnshire. Perry played Minor counties cricket for Shropshire from 1970 to 1986, which included 134 Minor Counties Championship appearances[2] and 4 MCCA Knockout Trophy matches.[3] He made his List A debut against Essex in the 1974 Gillette Cup. He made 4 further List A appearances for the county, the last of which came against Warwickshire in the 1984 NatWest Trophy.[4] In his 5 List A matches for Shropshire, he scored 79 runs at an average of 19.75, with a high score of 43.[5] With the ball, he took 7 wickets at a bowling average of 15.28, with best figures of 4/39.[6]

In 1975, he played a single match for Minor Counties North against Derbyshire in the Benson & Hedges Cup.[4] In this match, he scored 8 not out.[7]

Perry died on 7 November 2017.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Former Shrewsbury Town groundsman and Shropshire cricketer Brian Perry passes away". Shropshire Star. Retrieved 6 November 2017. 
  2. ^ "Minor Counties Championship Matches played by Brian Perry". CricketArchive. Retrieved 4 July 2011. (Subscription required (help)). 
  3. ^ "Minor Counties Trophy Matches played by Brian Perry". CricketArchive. Retrieved 4 July 2011. (Subscription required (help)). 
  4. ^ a b "List A Matches played by Brian Perry". CricketArchive. Retrieved 4 July 2011. (Subscription required (help)). 
  5. ^ "List A Batting and Fielding For Each Team by Brian Perry". CricketArchive. Retrieved 4 July 2011. (Subscription required (help)). 
  6. ^ "List A Bowling For Each Team by Brian Perry". CricketArchive. Retrieved 4 July 2011. (Subscription required (help)). 
  7. ^ "Derbyshire v Minor Counties North, 1975 Benson & Hedges Cup". CricketArchive. Retrieved 4 July 2011. (Subscription required (help)). 
  8. ^ Perry, Brian

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