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Earl of Dalkeith      

Full name Walter Henry Montagu-Douglas-Scott (Earl of Dalkeith)

Born January 17, 1861, Westminster, London

Died September 18, 1886, Farrochmore Hill, Achnacarry Forest, Loch Arkaig, Fort William, Inverness, Scotland (aged 25 years 244 days)

Major teams Marylebone Cricket Club

Also known as He was known as Lord Eskdaill as the eldest son of the Earl of Dalkeith, and himself became the Earl

Education Eton College; Oxford University

Relation Grandfather - Viscount Drumlanrig, Brother - GWM Scott, Nephew - DF Brand

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 6 10 0 29 10 2.90 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class debut C Lennox's XI v Earl of Winchilsea's XI at Lord's (Old), May 15-16, 1797 scorecard
Last First-class 1885
Profile

Walter Henry Scott, Earl of Dalkeith played three times for MCC between 1881 and 1885. In his first innings he opened and in his last he batted at No. 11. He died aged 25 when he accidentally shot himself while deer stalking. He slipped down a steep hill in pursuit of a stag and his gun hit a rock and fired into his shoulder and died a few hours later, still on the hill, from loss of blood.
Martin Williamson

Country Fixtures Country Results
North Group: Derbyshire v Northants at Derby - Apr 30
Northants 307/7 Derbyshire 71/1 (10.4/50 ov, target 308)
South Group: Essex v Hampshire at Chelmsford - Apr 30
Essex 304/7 Hampshire 44/2 (10.3/50 ov, target 305)
South Group: Glamorgan v Surrey at Cardiff - Apr 30
Glamorgan 239 (48.3/50 ov)
North Group: Leics v Worcs at Leicester - Apr 30
Worcs 361/8 Leics 81/1 (9.5/50 ov, target 362)
South Group: Middlesex v Gloucs at Lord's - Apr 30
Middlesex 256/9 Gloucs 55/2 (15.2/50 ov, target 257)
South Group: Sussex v Somerset at Hove - Apr 30
Somerset 303/5 (49/49 ov)
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