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Wilfred Carter      

Full name Wilfred Carter

Born June 19, 1896, Annesley, Nottinghamshire

Died November 1, 1975, Watford, Hertfordshire (aged 79 years 135 days)

Major teams Derbyshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

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Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 65 112 10 1812 145 17.76 2 6 26 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 65 978 707 16 3/12 44.18 4.33 61.1 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1920 - 1926
Profile

Wilfred Carter,who died at Watford on November 1, aged 79, was born at Annesley (Notts) on May 14, 1896. The family soon moved to Bolsover in Derbyshire and Carter first appeared, as a right-hand bat, in 1920. His first-class record is 65 matches, 112 innings, 10 not out, 1812 runs, 145 highest score, 17.76 average; 16 wickets for 707 runs with right-arm 'donkey-drops', 26 catches. His highest score was made against Leicestershire in 1922 when he and A. H. M. Jackson added 182 for the eighth wicket, a record for the county which still stands. He also scored 100 not out against Northants in 1923. He left the staff at the end of the 1924 season but played in four matches in 1926. In 1929 and 1930 he was coach at Repton and was pro at Drumpellier for a few years. He joined Watford Football Club in 1920 as a left wing-half before Watford joined the Football League, and played for five years. Later he acted as coach and scout at Watford.
Wisden Cricket Monthly

Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Investec Test: England v New Zealand at Leeds - May 29-Jun 2
New Zealand 297/8
South Group: Kent v Surrey at Beckenham - May 29
Kent won by 23 runs
North Group: Worcs v Leics at Worcester - May 29
Worcs won by 6 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)
South Group: Glamorgan v Hampshire at Cardiff - May 29
Hampshire won by 21 runs
North Group: Northants v Warwickshire at Northampton - May 29
Warwickshire won by 5 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
North Group: Derbyshire v Lancashire at Derby - May 29
Derbyshire won by 5 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)
North Group: Durham v Yorkshire at Chester-le-Street - May 29
Durham 182/4 Yorkshire 110/6 (14/20 ov)
South Group: Essex v Somerset at Chelmsford - May 29
Essex 176 Somerset 170/6 (18.4/20 ov)
South Group: Sussex v Middlesex at Hove - May 29
Middlesex 221/2 Sussex 165/9 (18.5/20 ov)
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