Walter Lees      

Full name Walter Scott Lees

Born December 25, 1875, Sowerby Bridge, Yorkshire

Died September 10, 1924, West Hartlepool, Co Durham (aged 48 years 260 days)

Major teams England, London County, Surrey

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 5 9 3 66 25* 11.00 0 0 9 0 2 0
First-class 364 522 76 7642 137 17.13 2 17 125 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 5 9 1256 467 26 6/78 9/163 17.96 2.23 48.3 1 2 0
First-class 364 69693 30008 1402 9/81 21.40 2.58 49.7 97 20
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v England at Johannesburg, Jan 2-4, 1906 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v England at Cape Town, Mar 30-Apr 2, 1906 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1896 - 1911
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May 29, 1905

(L-R) Archie MacLaren returns after making 4; Tom Hayward. Walter Lees and Johnny Tyldesley return from pre-match practice - Lees was left out of the final XI;  Arthur Jones made only 2; Bernie Bosanquet returns from the nets, England v Australia, 1st Test, Trent Bridge, May 29, 1905

(L-R) Archie MacLaren; Tom Hayward, Walter Lees and Johnny Tyldesley; Arthur Jones; Bernie Bosanquet

© The Lord Price Collection

Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1906

Country Fixtures Country Results
Hampshire v Middlesex at Southampton - May 1-4
Hampshire 336 & 76/1 (23 ov) Middlesex 361
Kent v Glamorgan at Canterbury - May 1-4
Glamorgan 260 & 414 Kent 488 & 22/0 (6 ov, target 187)
Northants v Derbyshire at Northampton - May 1-4
Derbyshire 324 Northants 438/7 (117 ov)
Notts v Yorkshire at Nottingham - May 1-4
Notts 261 & 151/5 (60 ov) Yorkshire 290
Somerset v Lancashire at Taunton - May 1-4
Lancashire 493/9d Somerset 313 & 0/0 (1 ov) (f/o)
Surrey v Durham at The Oval - May 1-4
Surrey 457 Durham 543/7 (140 ov)
Sussex v Leics at Hove - May 1-4
Sussex 163 & 113/0 (39 ov) Leics 473/8d
Worcs v Essex at Worcester - May 1-4
Essex 451/9d Worcs 226/5 (72 ov)
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