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Bob Wyatt      

Full name Robert Elliott Storey Wyatt

Born May 2, 1901, Milford Heath House, Surrey

Died April 20, 1995, Truro, Cornwall (aged 93 years 353 days)

Major teams England, Warwickshire, Worcestershire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Education King Henry VIII School, Coventry

Robert Elliott Storey Wyatt
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 40 64 6 1839 149 31.70 2 12 6 16 0
First-class 739 1141 157 39405 232 40.04 85 207 416 1
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 40 36 1395 642 18 3/4 3/35 35.66 2.76 77.5 0 0 0
First-class 739 59265 29597 901 7/43 32.84 2.99 65.7 31 2
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v England at Johannesburg, Dec 24-27, 1927 scorecard
Last Test Australia v England at Melbourne, Feb 26-Mar 3, 1937 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1923 - 1951
Profile

He was a serious man, renowned for his bravery and for his devotion to theory. He never courted popularity, but revered loyalty. And in the end he became famous all over again for being very old.

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Aug 30, 1980

Former and current captains of England and Australia line up. From left:  Bob Wyatt, Lindsay Hassett, Gubby Allen, Cyril Walters, Arthur Morris, Norman Yardley, Freddie Brown, Richie Benaud, Len Hutton, Neil Harvey, Peter May, Bob Simpson, Bill Lawry, Ted Dexter, Mike Smith, Barry Jarman, Tom Graveney, Ian Chappell, Graham Yallop, Greg Chappell and Ian Botham, England v Australia, Centenary Test, Lord's, 3rd day, August 30,  1980

Former and current captains of England and Australia line up on the field during day three of the Centenary Test

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Jul 25, 1934

The Gentlemen XI: (back row, left to right) Hopper Levett, Errol Holmes, Alan Melville, Freddie Brown, John Human, AD Baxter; (front row) Bryan Valentine, Cyril Walters, Bob Wyatt, Gubby Allen, Maurice Turnbull, Gentlemen v Players, Lord's, 1st day, July 25, 1934

The Gentlemen XI for the match against the Players at Lord's

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Jun 22, 1934

Bob Wyatt tosses and Bill Woodfull calls at the start of the 1934 Ashes Test, England v Australia, 2nd Test, Lord's, June 22. 1934

Bob Wyatt tosses and Bill Woodfull calls

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1930

Country Fixtures Country Results
Middlesex v Durham at Lord's - May 2-5
Middlesex 463 & 89 Durham 294 & 24/2
Essex v Gloucs at Chelmsford - May 3-6
Essex 159 & 91/4 Gloucs 245
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - May 3-6
Derbyshire 205 Glamorgan 84/2
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 3-6
Leics 386 Kent 155/3
Northants v Lancashire at Northampton - May 3-6
Northants 385 Lancashire 216/4
Worcs v Somerset at Worcester - May 3-6
Somerset 250 Worcs 402
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