Tich Cornford

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Tich Cornford
Tich Cornford c1933.jpg
Cornford wearing his blazer from the 1930 tour of New Zealand
Personal information
Born25 December 1900
Hurst Green, East Sussex, England
Died6 February 1964 (aged 63)
Brighton, Sussex, England
International information
National side
Test debut10 January 1930 v  New Zealand
Last Test21 February 1930 v  New Zealand
Career statistics
Competition Test First-class
Runs scored366,554
Batting average 9.0014.96
Top score1882
Catches/stumpings 5/3676/342
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 6 November 2022

Walter Latter Cornford (25 December 1900 – 6 February 1964) was an English cricketer. He was a wicket-keeper who played in 4 Tests in New Zealand in 1930 and played county cricket for Sussex County Cricket Club. His nickname of Tich alluded to his height of barely five feet. [1]

His county career stretched from 1921 until the outbreak of the Second World War, but he made one further appearance in an emergency at the age of 46 in 1947. [1]

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  1. 1 2 "Players and Officials – Tich Cornford". Wisden Cricketers' Almanack. Cricinfo . Retrieved 24 September 2007.