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Arthur Mitchell      

Full name Arthur Mitchell

Born September 13, 1902, Baildon Green, Yorkshire

Died December 25, 1976, Bradford, Yorkshire (aged 74 years 103 days)

Major teams England, Yorkshire

Nickname Ticker

Batting style Right-hand bat

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 6 10 0 298 72 29.80 0 2 0 9 0
First-class 426 593 72 19523 189 37.47 44 98 439 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 6 1 6 4 0 - - - 4.00 - 0 0 0
First-class 426 523 327 7 3/49 46.71 3.75 74.7 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut India v England at Mumbai, Dec 15-18, 1933 scorecard
Last Test England v India at Lord's, Jun 27-30, 1936 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1922-1947
Profile

Wisden Obituary
Arthur Mitchell, who died in hospital in Bradford on Christmas Day, aged 74, was a typical Yorkshire cricketer of one of the county's great periods, unpretentious, unspectacular, but immensely effective and always prepared to adapt himself to the needs of the side--a wonderful man at a crisis. No match was ever lost until the opposition had got him out. Spectators probably remember him primarily as a dour, on-side player, but if runs were wanted quickly he could get them and would start producing off-side strokes which they never dreamed he possessed: he was in fact an especially good cutter. On his one appearance for the Players at Lord's in 1934 he took two hours and five minutes over his first fifty and an hour later was out for 120.

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