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Walter Lees      

Full name Walter Scott Lees

Born December 25, 1875, Sowerby Bridge, Yorkshire

Died September 10, 1924, West Hartlepool, Co Durham (aged 48 years 260 days)

Major teams England, London County, Surrey

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 5 9 3 66 25* 11.00 0 0 9 0 2 0
First-class 364 522 76 7642 137 17.13 2 17 125 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 5 9 1256 467 26 6/78 9/163 17.96 2.23 48.3 1 2 0
First-class 364 69693 30008 1402 9/81 21.40 2.58 49.7 97 20
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v England at Johannesburg, Jan 2-4, 1906 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v England at Cape Town, Mar 30-Apr 2, 1906 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1896 - 1911
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May 29, 1905

(L-R) Archie MacLaren returns after making 4; Tom Hayward. Walter Lees and Johnny Tyldesley return from pre-match practice - Lees was left out of the final XI;  Arthur Jones made only 2; Bernie Bosanquet returns from the nets, England v Australia, 1st Test, Trent Bridge, May 29, 1905

(L-R) Archie MacLaren; Tom Hayward, Walter Lees and Johnny Tyldesley; Arthur Jones; Bernie Bosanquet

© The Lord Price Collection

Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1906

Country Fixtures Country Results
Lancashire v Northants at Manchester - Jun 29-Jul 2
Northants 438 & 283/9d Lancashire 308 & 19/0 (6 ov, target 414)
Notts v Worcs at Nottingham - Jun 29-Jul 2
Notts 240 & 366 Worcs 283 & 13/0 (5 ov, target 324)
Varsity Match: Cambridge U v Oxford Uni at Cambridge - Jun 30-Jul 3
Oxford Uni 156 & 160/1 (37 ov) Cambridge U 346
Essex v Australians at Chelmsford - Jul 1-4
Australians 440/6 (89.4 ov)
South Group: Surrey v Gloucs at The Oval - Jul 1
Surrey won by 4 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
South Group: Middlesex v Sussex at Lord's
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