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Arthur Mitchell      

Full name Arthur Mitchell

Born September 13, 1902, Baildon Green, Yorkshire

Died December 25, 1976, Bradford, Yorkshire (aged 74 years 103 days)

Major teams England, Yorkshire

Nickname Ticker

Batting style Right-hand bat

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests Insights on test 6 10 0 298 72 29.80 0 2 0 9 0
First-class 426 593 72 19523 189 37.47 44 98 439 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 6 1 6 4 0 - - - 4.00 - 0 0 0
First-class 426 523 327 7 3/49 46.71 3.75 74.7 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut India v England at Mumbai, Dec 15-18, 1933 scorecard
Last Test England v India at Lord's, Jun 27-30, 1936 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1922 - 1947
Profile

Wisden Obituary
Arthur Mitchell, who died in hospital in Bradford on Christmas Day, aged 74, was a typical Yorkshire cricketer of one of the county's great periods, unpretentious, unspectacular, but immensely effective and always prepared to adapt himself to the needs of the side--a wonderful man at a crisis. No match was ever lost until the opposition had got him out. Spectators probably remember him primarily as a dour, on-side player, but if runs were wanted quickly he could get them and would start producing off-side strokes which they never dreamed he possessed: he was in fact an especially good cutter. On his one appearance for the Players at Lord's in 1934 he took two hours and five minutes over his first fifty and an hour later was out for 120.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Worcs at Chester-le-Street - Jun 26-29
Durham 197 Worcs 359/8 (81.3 ov)
Essex v Middlesex at Chelmsford - Jun 26-29
Middlesex 246 Essex 106/0 (36 ov)
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - Jun 26-29
Derbyshire 288 Glamorgan 109/4 (36 ov)
Hampshire v Somerset at Southampton - Jun 26-29
Hampshire 211/9d Somerset 43/1 (19 ov)
Northants v Leics at Northampton - Jun 26-29
Northants 261 Leics 133/8 (54 ov)
Notts v Kent at Nottingham - Jun 26-29
Kent 180 Notts 291/4 (78.5 ov)
Sussex v Gloucs at Hove - Jun 26-29
Sussex 358/9d Gloucs 31/0 (7 ov)
Warwickshire v Lancashire at Birmingham - Jun 26-29
Lancashire 273 Warwickshire 103/4 (46.3 ov)
Yorkshire v Surrey at Leeds - Jun 26-29
Surrey 382/6 (97.2 ov)
ENG Women v PAK Women at Leicester - Jun 27
ENG Women 377/7 PAK Women 107/3 (29.2/50 ov, target 378)
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