Edwin Walker (cricketer)

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Edwin Walker
Personal information
Full nameEdwin William Walker
Born27 December 1909
Coalville, Leicestershire,
England
Died16 March 1994(1994-03-16) (aged 84)
Gravesend, Kent,
England
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm fast-medium
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
1930Leicestershire
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 1
Runs scored 1
Batting average 2.00
100s/50s –/–
Top score 1*
Balls bowled 102
Wickets 1
Bowling average 21.00
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 1/21
Catches/stumpings –/–
Source: Cricinfo, 30 January 2013

Edwin William Walker (27 December 1909 – 16 March 1994) was an English cricketer. Walker was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm fast-medium. He was born at Coalville, Leicestershire.

Walker made a single first-class appearance for Leicestershire against Worcestershire in the 1930 County Championship at New Road, Worcester.[1] Worcestershire batted first and made 222 all out, with Walker taking the wicket of Leslie Wright to finish the innings with figures of 1/21 from seventeen overs. Leicestershire were dismissed for just 58 in their response, with Walker dismissed for a single run by Reg Perks. Forced to follow-on in their second-innings, Leicestershire were dismissed for 152, with Walker ending the innings not out on 1. Leicestershire lost the match by an innings and 12 runs,[2] while Walker never played for the county again.

He died at Gravesend, Kent on 16 March 1994.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "First-Class Matches played by Edwin Walker". CricketArchive. Retrieved 30 January 2013.
  2. ^ "Worcestershire v Leicestershire, 1930 County Championship". CricketArchive. Retrieved 30 January 2013.

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