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Ted Arnold      

Full name Edward George Arnold

Born November 7, 1876, Withycombe Raleigh, Exmouth, Devon

Died October 25, 1942, Worcester (aged 65 years 352 days)

Major teams England, London County, Worcestershire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Edward George Arnold
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 10 15 3 160 40 13.33 0 0 0 8 0
First-class 343 592 62 15853 215 29.91 24 76 187 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 10 19 1677 788 31 5/37 6/70 25.41 2.81 54.0 2 1 0
First-class 343 54899 24763 1069 9/64 23.16 2.70 51.3 63 13
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v England at Sydney, Dec 11-17, 1903 scorecard
Last Test England v South Africa at Leeds, Jul 29-31, 1907 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1899 - 1913
Profile

Wisden described Ted Arnold in his obituary as "an allround cricketer of sterling merit". He was three times part of England teams that won Test series, notably that of Warner's 1903-4 Ashes tour. His debut on that tour was impressive - he removed the illustrious opening pair of Duff and Trumper with 9 on the board, and played an important role in England's win in the crucial fourth Test. His four first-innings wickets, and second-innings dismissal of Trumper more than compensated for his pair of ducks. More than any other player, Arnold was responsible for the elevation of Worcestershire to first-class status. His allround ability (18 first-class centuries, and close to 1000 county wickets) enabled his adopted county to take on any opponent.

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1910

England and Worcestershire bowler Ted Arnold, 1910

England and Worcestershire bowler Ted Arnold

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Hampshire v Middlesex at Southampton - May 1-4
Hampshire 336 & 99/1 (29.3 ov) Middlesex 361
Kent v Glamorgan at Canterbury - May 1-4
Glamorgan 260 & 414 Kent 488 & 38/0 (13 ov, target 187)
Northants v Derbyshire at Northampton - May 1-4
Derbyshire 324 Northants 464/9 (123 ov)
Notts v Yorkshire at Nottingham - May 1-4
Notts 261 & 173/6 (66.3 ov) Yorkshire 290
Somerset v Lancashire at Taunton - May 1-4
Lancashire 493/9d Somerset 313 & 13/1 (8 ov) (f/o)
Surrey v Durham at The Oval - May 1-4
Surrey 457 Durham 567/7 (146.1 ov)
Sussex v Leics at Hove - May 1-4
Sussex 163 & 127/0 (45 ov) Leics 473/8d
Worcs v Essex at Worcester - May 1-4
Essex 451/9d Worcs 252/5 (78.4 ov)
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