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Scorebook; Easts Cricket Club, 1912-1916; George G Bussey & Co.; c1910; 2015.17.6

Scorebook; Easts Cricket Club, 1912-1916; George G Bussey & Co.; c1910; 2015.17.6
Scorebook; Easts Cricket Club, 1912-1916; George G Bussey & Co.; c1910; 2015.17.6 Scorebook; Easts Cricket Club, 1912-1916; George G Bussey & Co.; c1910; 2015.17.6Scorebook; Easts Cricket Club, 1912-1916; George G Bussey & Co.; c1910; 2015.17.6
Name/Title
Scorebook; Easts Cricket Club, 1912-1916
About this object
This scorebook was used by Wellington's Easts Cricket Club from 1912 to 1916. Predominantly featuring games played by the club's B side, it is notable for the performances of Clarrie Grimmett immediately prior to his leaving New Zealand for Australia.

It also features some of the last cricket games played by James Kinvig, Rupert Hickmott, Gilbert Howe, and Hami Grace before they left for WWI. These players are all featured in the Cricket Museum's On A Foreign Field exhibition. Click this link for more details.

Amongst the best performances featured in the scorebook are:
  • Clarrie Grimmett
  • 6-54 & 6-30, Easts B v Old Boys, October 1913
  • Wiri Baker
  • 241*, Easts v Trentham, October 1915
  • A Wilson
  • 6-43 & 6-47, Central v Easts, November 1915
  • William Gibbes
  • 9-93, Easts v University, December 1915
    5-48 & 5-31, Easts v Norths, January 1916
    5-49 & 7-31, Easts v Hutt, Jan-Feb 1916

Maker Role
Publisher
Date Made
c1910
Place Made
London, England
Medium and Materials
Paper, with some cotton binding string and tape/ribbon holding the pages together.
Inscription and Marks
Most scores are written with pencil.
Measurements
223 mm (W) x 285mm (H)
Credit Line
New Zealand Cricket Museum, nzcricketmuseum.co.nz
Object Type
Scorebook
Object number
2015.17.6

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