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George Wilson      

Full name George Arthur Wilson

Born February 2, 1916, Whitkirk, Leeds, Yorkshire

Died September 27, 2002, Oxford (aged 86 years 237 days)

Major teams Yorkshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 15 25 5 352 55* 17.60 0 2 7 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 15 234 138 1 1/5 138.00 3.53 234.0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1936 - 1939
Profile

Wisden Obituary
Wilson, George Arthur, died in Oxford on September 27, 2002, aged 86. His highest score of 55 not out in 15 pre-war appearances as an amateur for Yorkshire came against Northamptonshire at Scarborough in 1938. By the time he and Brian Sellers had added an unbroken 84 for the sixth wicket, Northants looked well and truly beaten. Altogether Wilson scored 352 runs at 17.60 and, bowling slow left-arm, took one wicket.
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Leics v Kent at Leicester - Jul 5-7
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Notts v Middlesex at Nottingham - Jul 5-8
Middlesex 374 & 7/0 (2 ov) Notts 419/9d
Somerset v Sussex at Taunton - Jul 5-8
Sussex 208 & 311/2 (73 ov) Somerset 274
Warwickshire v Yorkshire at Birmingham - Jul 5-8
Yorkshire 213 & 289/7d Warwickshire 69 & 43/1 (14 ov, target 434)
Derbyshire v Glamorgan at Chesterfield - Jul 6-9
Glamorgan 410/9d Derbyshire 122/2 (40 ov)
Lancashire v Essex at Manchester - Jul 6-9
Lancashire 257/5 (70 ov)
Worcs v Hampshire at Worcester - Jul 6-9
Worcs 478 Hampshire 86/3 (34 ov)
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