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Vyell Walker      

Full name Vyell Edward Walker

Born April 20, 1837, Southgate, Middlesex

Died January 3, 1906, Arnos Grove, Middlesex (aged 68 years 258 days)

Major teams Middlesex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Education Harrow School

Relation Uncle - H Walker, Brother - J Walker, Brother - A Walker, Brother - F Walker, Brother - AH Walker, Brother - RD Walker, Brother - ID Walker

Vyell Edward Walker
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 145 228 32 3384 108 17.26 1 12 188 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 145 10009 4858 334 10/74 14.54 2.91 29.9 27 8
Career statistics
First-class debut Gentlemen v Players at Lord's, Jul 21-22, 1856 scorecard
Last First-class 1877
Profile

Harrow-educated Vyell Walker was a right-hand middle-order batsman and a slow underarm bowler who played 52 times for Middlesex between 1859 and 1877. He took 334 wickets in his career, and around 1860 was regarded as the leading amateur cricketer in England - in 1859 he scored 108 and took 14 for 91 for England against Surrey at The Oval. One of the famous Walker family who dominated Middlesex's early years, he captained the county between 1864 and 1872, was treasurer from 1897 until his death in 1906, and was president in 1869 and again from 1898 to 1906. He was also president of MCC in 1891.
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Latest Photos

1930

Vyell Walker (Middlesex)

Vyell Walker (Middlesex)

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