Thomas Walker (Yorkshire cricketer)

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Thomas Walker (3 April 1854 28 August 1925) was an English first-class cricketer, who played in fourteen matches for Yorkshire County Cricket Club between 1879 and 1880. [1]

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Yorkshire County Cricket Club English cricket club

Yorkshire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales. It represents the historic county of Yorkshire. The club's limited overs team is called the Yorkshire Vikings. Yorkshire teams formed by earlier organisations, essentially the old Sheffield Cricket Club, played top-class cricket from the 18th century and the county club has always held first-class status. Yorkshire have competed in the County Championship since the official start of the competition in 1890 and have played in every top-level domestic cricket competition in England.

Born in Holbeck, Leeds, Yorkshire, England, Walker was a right-hand batsman, who scored 189 runs in twenty four first-class innings, at an average of 8.59. Walker's highest score was 30, and he took three catches in the field. [1]

Holbeck inner city area of Leeds, West Yorkshire, England

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Wilson died in August 1925, in Roundhay, Leeds, aged 71.

Roundhay

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References

  1. 1 2 Warner, David (2011). The Yorkshire County Cricket Club: 2011 Yearbook (113th ed.). Ilkley, Yorkshire: Great Northern Books. p. 380. ISBN   978-1-905080-85-4.