Robert Wright (cricketer)
Robert Wright was a first class cricketer who played for The North of England against the South of England at Lords in 1875 and in 2 matches for
Yorkshire County Cricket Clubagainst Middlesexand Surreyin 1877. A right handed middle order batsman he scored 37 runs at 7.4 with a highest score of 22 on his county debut against Middlesex. He slipped down the order in the defeat against Surrey and his services were not required again. His right arm, round arm slow bowling was not called upon.
He scored 5 and 4 in the North's 10 wicket defeat against a South team which featured the great
He was born on the 19th July 1852 in
Adwalton, Yorkshireand died on the 2nd January 1891 in Oldham, Lancashireat just 39 years of age. His given name was actually Robert Wright Ward.
* [http://www.cricketarchive.com/Archive/Players/34/34111/34111.html Cricket Archive Statistics]
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