Denaby’s Averages

July 1923

Denaby Averages

In all matches except the Whitsuntide tour, Denaby scored 3,555 runs for 138 wickets, – average 25.76 per wicket. Their opponents scored 2,982 for 194 wickets – average 15.37 per wicket.

The full Yorkshire Council record is:

Played Won Lost DrawnPercentage

22 9 4 9 40.90

Two matches were abandoned through rain.

Since the 7th June, the club played 17 matches won 9, drawn 7, and only lost 1.

A bad start at the commencement of the season, together with several matches drawn in their favour lost them a very respectable position in the Council table.

The highest total by the club was 286 for 4 wickets against Bentley at home, and the lowest, 77, at Pontefract. The biggest individual score was Greenwood´s 80, and the biggest made by an opposing batsman was 90 not out by T. Didlock, of Castleford

Among the notable bowling feats were Shoosmith´s 7 for 17 against Rotherham, at Denaby, and Luther Robinson´s 5 for 7 in the return, and Worthington´s 6 for 24 against Darton last Saturday.

The last named also acted as captain for the greater part of the season, and he has also taken 6 for 27, and 6 for 29 in other matches. Greenwood´s best was 5 for 26.

Narraway has helped to dismiss 31 batsmen, 10 stumped and 21 caught.

In the friendly match with Mansfield on Bank Holiday he caught six and stumped one.

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