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Willis Cuttell      

Full name Willis Robert Cuttell

Born September 13, 1863, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Died December 9, 1929, Nelson, Lancashire (aged 66 years 87 days)

Major teams England, Lancashire, Yorkshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm slow

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 2 4 0 65 21 16.25 0 0 0 2 0
First-class 227 315 31 5938 137 20.90 5 21 141 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 2 3 285 73 6 3/17 5/59 12.16 1.53 47.5 0 0 0
First-class 227 44372 15519 792 8/105 19.59 2.09 56.0 50 8
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v England at Johannesburg, Feb 14-16, 1899 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v England at Cape Town, Apr 1-4, 1899 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1896-1906
Profile

Wisden Obituary
The son of William Cuttell, who appeared a few times for Yorkshire, Willis Cuttell played twice for Yorkshire while engaged in Lancashire League cricket, and once he had served his residential qualification, he played regularly for Lancashire between 1896 and 1906. Cuttell's tight line and length, allied to an ability to turn the ball either way, made him a useful player, and his allround game was complemented by his excellent fielding, and an ability to defend or attack as the situation demanded. He prospered under the captaincy of AC MacLaren, and in 1898 became the first Lancashire player to achieve the double, and was named as one of Wisden's Cricketers of the Year. He played in just two Tests, when he toured South Africa in 1898-99 under Lord Hawke and performed well with the ball. On retirement he spent 20 years as coach at Rugby, and then was a first-class umpire for two seasons.
Wisden Almanack 1930

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Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1898

Country Fixtures Country Results
Essex v Derbyshire at Chelmsford - Apr 13-16
Essex 94 & 425 Derbyshire 154 & 175/5
Gloucs v Hampshire at Bristol - Apr 13-16
Gloucs 304 & 332/9 Hampshire 422
Middlesex v Notts at Lord's - Apr 13-16
Notts 326 & 208/6 Middlesex 439/9d
Northants v Durham at Northampton - Apr 13-16
Durham 452 & 191/6 Northants 378
Somerset v Yorkshire at Taunton - Apr 13-16
Yorkshire 450 Somerset 553
Warwickshire v Sussex at Birmingham - Apr 13-16
Warwickshire 87 & 471 Sussex 229 & 292/3
Worcs v Kent at Worcester - Apr 13-16
Worcs 224 & 270 Kent 229 & 57/4
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