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Arthur Wood      

Full name Arthur Wood

Born August 25, 1898, Fagley, Bradford, Yorkshire

Died April 1, 1973, Middleton, Ilkley, Yorkshire (aged 74 years 219 days)

Major teams England, Yorkshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Arthur Wood
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 4 5 1 80 53 20.00 0 1 0 10 1
First-class 420 500 83 8842 123* 21.20 1 43 631 255
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 420 30 33 1 1/33 33.00 6.60 30.0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v Australia at The Oval, Aug 20-24, 1938 scorecard
Last Test England v West Indies at The Oval, Aug 19-22, 1939 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1927-1948
Profile

The Cricketer obituary
Bill Bowes, a former fellow Yorkshire and England player and now cricket correspondent to the Yorkshire Evening Post, writes: Arthur Wood, born August 25, 1898, died April 2, 1973, was the regular Yorkshire wicketkeeper from the time Arthur Dolphin retired at the end of the 1927 season until war was declared in 1939. His benefit in the season realised £2563. For Yorkshire he scored 8461 runs average 21-3 and he claimed 848 victims, 603 caught and 245 stumped. Ten of the catches and one stumping came in Test cricket.

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Mar 16, 2004

Arthur Wood

Arthur Wood

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Aug 21, 1939

George Headley takes the aerial route while Arthur Wood and Wally Hammond look on, England v West Indies, 3rd Test, The Oval, 2nd day, August 21, 1939

George Headley takes the aerial route

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1939

Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Leics at Derby - Sep 23-26
Derbyshire 289 Leics 25/2
Essex v Worcs at Chelmsford - Sep 23-26
Worcs 84 Essex 198/3
Glamorgan v Hampshire at Cardiff - Sep 23-26
Hampshire 357
Kent v Gloucs at Canterbury - Sep 23-26
Gloucs 179 Kent 83/4
Lancashire v Middlesex at Manchester - Sep 23-26
Middlesex 214
Northants v Sussex at Northampton - Sep 23-26
Sussex 300/7
Warwickshire v Durham at Birmingham - Sep 23-26
Durham 201 Warwickshire 77/1
Yorkshire v Somerset at Leeds - Sep 23-26
Yorkshire 241/9
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