George Salmond

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George Salmond
Personal information
Born1 December 1969 (1969-12) (age 49)
Dundee, Scotland
BattingRight-handed batsman
BowlingRight-arm medium
Career statistics
Competition Tests ODIs
Matches - 5
Runs scored - 57
Batting average - 11.40
100s/50s - 0/0
Top score - 31
Balls bowled - -
Wickets - -
Bowling average - -
5 wickets in innings - -
10 wickets in match - n/a
Best bowling - -
Catches/stumpings - 1/0
Source: [1], 19 April 2007

George Salmond (born 1 December 1969, in Dundee) is a former Scottish cricketer, with 146 full caps (104 as captain) and is currently a football referee.

During a distinguished cricketing career, Salmond captained Scotland in Under-16, Under-19 B and senior levels.

A right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium-fast bowler, Salmond's top-score was 181 in a 1996 three-day match against Ireland, smashing his previous two records from the corresponding fixture in 1992, in a match where he only narrowly missed getting two centuries in a single game, he played List A cricket as well as performing in the ICC Trophy between 1997 and 2001.

Salmond is now head of the Junior School at George Watson's College, Edinburgh.[1][2] Since his retirement from cricket, he has become a football referee.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "George Watson's College - New Head of the Junior School". 30 November 2016. Retrieved 7 July 2018.
  2. ^ "Where are they now? Scotland – 1998 NatWest Trophy giantkillers". The Cricket Paper. Retrieved 17 April 2019.
  3. ^ "Different Test for Salmond". Edinburgh Evening News. 15 September 2001.
  4. ^ "Robbie gives Lions a Winters warmer". West Lothian Courier. 1 October 2009.