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Arthur Wrigley      

Full name Arthur Wrigley

Born 1912, Heaton Moor, Lancashire

Died October 31, 1965, Stockport Infirmary, Cheshire (aged 53 years)

Major teams Lancashire 2nd XI

Bowling style Legbreak

Other Scorer

Education Heaton Moor College

Arthur Wrigley
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Arthur Wrigley, who died in a Stockport hospital on October 30, aged 53, was well-known as a cricket statistician. After service with the Royal Air Force, he became, as a slow right-arm bowler and forceful batsman, a member of the Lancashire ground staff before, in 1934, he took up the post of scorer for the BBC which he held till his death.
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Aug 1951

The BBC commentary team in 1951: Back - Steve de Villiers, Arthur Gilligan, Rex Alston, Charles Fortune, John Arlott.  Front: Roy Webber, Arthur Wrigley, The Oval, August 1951

The BBC commentary team in 1951

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Jun 14, 1951

Arthur Wrigley

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South Group: Gloucs v Glamorgan at Bristol - Apr 27
Glamorgan 277/7 Gloucs 158/5 (34/44 ov, target 251)
South Group: Kent v Hampshire at Canterbury - Apr 27
Kent 258 Hampshire 260/4 (45.1/50 ov, target 259)
South Group: Middlesex v Sussex at Lord's - Apr 27
Middlesex 341/5 Sussex 26/1 (4/50 ov, target 342)
North Group: Worcs v Notts at Worcester - Apr 27
Notts 273/6 Worcs 69/2 (10.3/22 ov, target 168)
North Group: Northants v Warwickshire at Northampton - Apr 27
Northants 151 (29.4/30 ov)
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