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Edward Whalley-Tooker      

Full name Edward Whalley-Tooker

Born January 15, 1863, Wem, Shropshire

Died November 23, 1940, Hambledon, Hampshire (aged 77 years 313 days)

Major teams Hampshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 3 5 0 20 7 4.00 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1883-1908
Profile

Edward Whalley-Tooker, died on November 23, aged 77, and his passing removed a link with the old Hambledon club, renowned as a cradle of cricket some 150 years ago. The Broad Halfpenny ground had been ploughed up for farm land, and Whalley-Tooker, a descendant of a member of the original Hambledon club, set about the task of securing the field for cricket again. It was got into condition for a match in July 1925 between Winchester College, then given the possession of the land, and Hambledon. Mr. Whalley-Tooker captained the side representing Hambledon and led his team to victory.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Hampshire at Derby - Apr 20-23
Match drawn
Glamorgan v Gloucs at Cardiff - Apr 20-23
Match drawn
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - Apr 20-23
Match drawn
Surrey v Essex at The Oval - Apr 20-23
Match drawn
Yorkshire v Northants at Leeds - Apr 20-23
Yorkshire won by an innings and 120 runs
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