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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 Insights on test 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 Insights on test 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
Durham v Worcs at Chester-le-Street - Jun 26-29
Durham 197 Worcs 367 (86.4 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 237 (93.4 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 & 60/3 (16 ov) Leics 157
Notts v Kent at Nottingham - Jun 26-29
Kent 180 & 82/4 (25 ov) Notts 371
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 246/7 (105.2 ov)
Yorkshire v Surrey at Leeds - Jun 26-29
Surrey 516/7d Yorkshire 27/1 (10.5 ov)
ENG Women v PAK Women at Leicester - Jun 27
ENG Women won by 107 runs (D/L method)
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