Thomas Wardall

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Thomas Wardell
Thomas Wardall c1895.jpg
Wardell in about 1895
Personal information
Full nameThomas Arthur Wardell
Born(1862-04-19)19 April 1862
Eston, Yorkshire
Died20 December 1932(1932-12-20) (aged 70)
Burnley, Lancashire
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm slow
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches47
Runs scored1,163
Batting average 15.10
100s/50s3/2
Top score112
Balls bowled2,396
Wickets 30
Bowling average 23.16
5 wickets in innings 1
10 wickets in match0
Best bowling23.16
Catches/stumpings 30/–
Source: CricInfo, 25 March 2019

Thomas Arthur Wardall (19 April 1862 – 20 December 1932) was an English first-class cricketer, who played forty five matches for Yorkshire County Cricket Club from 1884 to 1894. [1] He also played first-class games for the North of England in 1884, and L Hall's Yorkshire XI in 1891. He played in a total of 47 first-class matches, and also appeared for the Yorkshire Second XI in 1892.

First-class cricket is an official classification of the highest-standard international or domestic matches in the sport of cricket. A first-class match is of three or more days' scheduled duration between two sides of eleven players each and is officially adjudged to be worthy of the status by virtue of the standard of the competing teams. Matches must allow for the teams to play two innings each although, in practice, a team might play only one innings or none at all.

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.

The North of England appeared in first-class cricket between 1836 and 1961, most often in the showcase North v South matches against the South of England, although there were also games against touring teams, MCC and others.

Wardall was a right-handed batsman, who scored 1,163 runs at 15.10, with a best of 112 against Liverpool and District. He scored three centuries and held thirty catches in the field. Ward took thirty wickets with his right arm slow bowling, with a best analysis of 5 for 13 against Surrey, his only five wicket haul.

Surrey County Cricket Club English cricket club

Surrey 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 Surrey and also South London. The club's limited overs team is called "Surrey". The club was founded in 1845 but teams representing the county have played top-class cricket since the early 18th century and the club has always held first-class status. Surrey 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.

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References

  1. Warner, David (2011). The Yorkshire County Cricket Club: 2011 Yearbook (113th ed.). Ilkley, Yorkshire: Great Northern Books. p. 381. ISBN   978-1-905080-85-4.
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