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Wilfred Carter      

Full name Wilfred Carter

Born June 19, 1896, Annesley, Nottinghamshire

Died November 1, 1975, Watford, Hertfordshire (aged 79 years 135 days)

Major teams Derbyshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

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Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 65 112 10 1812 145 17.76 2 6 26 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 65 978 707 16 3/12 44.18 4.33 61.1 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1920 - 1926
Profile

Wilfred Carter,who died at Watford on November 1, aged 79, was born at Annesley (Notts) on May 14, 1896. The family soon moved to Bolsover in Derbyshire and Carter first appeared, as a right-hand bat, in 1920. His first-class record is 65 matches, 112 innings, 10 not out, 1812 runs, 145 highest score, 17.76 average; 16 wickets for 707 runs with right-arm 'donkey-drops', 26 catches. His highest score was made against Leicestershire in 1922 when he and A. H. M. Jackson added 182 for the eighth wicket, a record for the county which still stands. He also scored 100 not out against Northants in 1923. He left the staff at the end of the 1924 season but played in four matches in 1926. In 1929 and 1930 he was coach at Repton and was pro at Drumpellier for a few years. He joined Watford Football Club in 1920 as a left wing-half before Watford joined the Football League, and played for five years. Later he acted as coach and scout at Watford.
Wisden Cricket Monthly

Country Fixtures Country Results
Gloucs v Durham at Bristol - Apr 21-24
Gloucs 303 Durham 270/4 (88 ov)
Hampshire v Yorkshire at Southampton - Apr 21-24
Hampshire 455 Yorkshire 128/6 (43 ov)
Kent v Derbyshire at Canterbury - Apr 21-24
Kent 259 & 142/7 (35 ov) Derbyshire 159
Lancashire v Somerset at Manchester - Apr 21-24
Lancashire 109 & 152/2 (53 ov) Somerset 278
Leics v Glamorgan at Leicester - Apr 21-24
Leics 420 Glamorgan 281/4 (71 ov)
Middlesex v Essex at Lord's - Apr 21-24
Middlesex 507/7d Essex 120/4 (36 ov)
Warwickshire v Surrey at Birmingham - Apr 21-24
Warwickshire 332 Surrey 299/3 (83 ov)
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