Gerald Smithson, Cricketer for Yorkshire, Leicestershire and England, 1926-1970

Entry in Wisden Cricketers’ Almanac Gerald Arthur Smithson, who died suddenly on 6 September 1970, aged 43, played for Yorkshire in 1946 and 1947, his highest innings for the county being 169 against Leicestershire at Leicester in the second year. Conscripted as a Bevin Boy in the mines after the war, he received special permission, after his […]