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Malcolm Hilton      

Full name Malcolm Jameson Hilton

Born August 2, 1928, Chadderton, Lancashire

Died July 8, 1990, Oldham, Lancashire (aged 61 years 340 days)

Major teams England, Lancashire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Relation Brother - J Hilton

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 4 6 1 37 15 7.40 0 0 1 1 0
First-class 270 324 42 3416 100* 12.11 1 6 202 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 4 6 1244 477 14 5/61 9/93 34.07 2.30 88.8 1 1 0
First-class 270 55360 19542 1006 8/19 19.42 2.11 55.0 51 8
Career statistics
Test debut England v West Indies at The Oval, Aug 12-16, 1950 scorecard
Last Test India v England at Chennai, Feb 6-10, 1952 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1946 - 1961
Profile

Malcolm Hilton was the best slow left-arm bowler that Lancashire produced since the turn of the century. In May 1948 he became for a short time the most-discussed young man in the cricket world when, in only his third first-class match, he twice dismissed Bradman at Old Trafford. In the Australians' first innings the 19-year-old Hilton bowled the great man for 14, and in the second he had him stumped after beating him with his three previous deliveries. Thereafter, fearing that all the brouhaha might spoil him, Lancashire gradually withdrew him from the front line, but not before he had claimed 41 wickets at 21.07.

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Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1957

Country Fixtures Country Results
1st Investec Test: England v New Zealand at Lord's - May 21-25
England 389 New Zealand 303/2
North Group: Leics v Derbyshire at Leicester - May 22
Derbyshire 163/6 Leics 55/1 (6.1/20 ov)
South Group: Somerset v Sussex at Taunton - May 22
Sussex 175/6 Somerset 67/1 (7.1/20 ov)
South Group: Glamorgan v Essex at Cardiff - May 22
Glamorgan 98/6 (14.1/20 ov)
North Group: Lancashire v Durham at Manchester - May 22
Durham 128/5 (16/20 ov)
North Group: Notts v Yorkshire at Nottingham - May 22
Notts 112/4 (16.2/20 ov)
North Group: Warwickshire v Worcs at Birmingham - May 22
Warwickshire 113/5 (17.4/20 ov)
South Group: Hampshire v Kent at Southampton - May 22
Hampshire 71/2 (7.5/20 ov)
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