Walker Wainwright

Walker Wainwright was a first class cricketer who played 24 matches for Yorkshire County Cricket Club and one for M.C.C. between 1903 and 1905. He also umpired one test match.

A left handed batsman, he scored 652 runs at 18.62 with a top score of 62 against Essex. He took 21 catches and 19 wickets at 30.63 with his slow left arm spin. His best bowling, 6 for 49, came against the M.C.C.

His game for Marylebone Cricket Club came in 1904. He also played for Yorkshire Second XI from 1901 to 1903, Yorkshire Colts (1900-1902) and a non first class match for Yorkshire in 1903.

After retiring he umpired in first class cricket, mainly in games featuring Cambridge University at Fenners. His only Test Match as umpire came when South Africa played England at Durban from January 18 to 22 1923.

Born on January 21, 1882 in Rotherham he died on New Years Eve 1961 in Winchester, Hampshire.

References

* [http://content-www.cricinfo.com/england/content/player/22647.html Cricinfo Profile]
* [http://www.cricketarchive.com/Archive/Players/33/33539/33539.html Cricket Archive Statistics]


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