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Derbyshire County Cricket Club in 1933

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Captain  A W Richardson
Most runs  Leslie Townsend
Most catches  Harry Elliott
County Championship  6
Most wickets  Thomas Mitchell

Derbyshire County Cricket Club in 1933 was the cricket season when the English club Derbyshire had been playing for sixty two years. It was their thirty-fifth season in the County Championship and they won eleven matches to finish sixth.


1933 season

Derbyshire played 28 games in the County Championship, and one match against the touring West Indians. They won eleven of their games in the County Championship and lost eleven to come sixth. This was an advance on tenth place in the previous year and a further step on the road towards winning the championship in 1936. They drew with the West Indians.

A. W. Richardson was in his third season as captain in 1933. Leslie Townsend was top scorer . Thomas Mitchell took most wickets.

George Pope, the second of the three Pope brothers to play for the county, made his debut in the season. He was a useful all-rounder who added strength to the Derbyshire side for many years.

Wicket Keeper

  • Harry Elliott Catches 64 Stumping 17
  • References

    Derbyshire County Cricket Club in 1933 Wikipedia

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