Bob Wyatt      

Full name Robert Elliott Storey Wyatt

Born May 2, 1901, Milford Heath House, Surrey

Died April 20, 1995, Truro, Cornwall (aged 93 years 353 days)

Major teams England, Warwickshire, Worcestershire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Education King Henry VIII School, Coventry

Robert Elliott Storey Wyatt
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 40 64 6 1839 149 31.70 2 12 6 16 0
First-class 739 1141 157 39405 232 40.04 85 207 416 1
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 40 36 1395 642 18 3/4 3/35 35.66 2.76 77.5 0 0 0
First-class 739 59265 29597 901 7/43 32.84 2.99 65.7 31 2
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v England at Johannesburg, Dec 24-27, 1927 scorecard
Last Test Australia v England at Melbourne, Feb 26-Mar 3, 1937 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1923-1951
Profile

He was a serious man, renowned for his bravery and for his devotion to theory. He never courted popularity, but revered loyalty. And in the end he became famous all over again for being very old.

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Jul 25, 1934

The Gentlemen XI: (back row, left to right) Hopper Levett, Errol Holmes, Alan Melville, Freddie Brown, John Human, AD Baxter; (front row) Bryan Valentine, Cyril Walters, Bob Wyatt, Gubby Allen, Maurice Turnbull, Gentlemen v Players, Lord's, 1st day, July 25, 1934

The Gentlemen XI for the match against the Players at Lord's

© PA Photos

Jun 22, 1934

Bob Wyatt tosses and Bill Woodfull calls at the start of the 1934 Ashes Test, England v Australia, 2nd Test, Lord's, June 22. 1934

Bob Wyatt tosses and Bill Woodfull calls

© PA Photos

Feb 28, 1933

Wally Hammond and Bob Wyatt head off after winning the fifth Test, Australia v England, 5th Test, Sydney, February 28, 1933

Wally Hammond and Bob Wyatt head off after winning the fifth Test

© The Cricketer International

Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1930

Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Worcs at Derby - Aug 31-Sep 3
Derbyshire 356 & 145/2 Worcs 385
Durham v Notts at Chester-le-Street - Aug 31-Sep 3
Durham 253 & 309 Notts 188 & 197/4
Hampshire v Leics at Southampton - Aug 31-Sep 3
Leics 303 Hampshire 497/8
Kent v Glamorgan at Canterbury - Aug 31-Sep 3
Glamorgan 329 & 150/3 Kent 387
Lancashire v Yorkshire at Manchester - Aug 31-Sep 3
Lancashire 278 & 144/2 Yorkshire 610/6d
Middlesex v Warwickshire at Lord's - Aug 31-Sep 3
Warwickshire 362/8d Middlesex 310/6
Somerset v Northants at Taunton - Aug 31-Sep 3
Somerset 314 & 38/0 Northants 448/9d
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