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Arthur Mold      

Full name Arthur Webb Mold

Born May 27, 1863, Middleton Cheney, Northamptonshire

Died April 29, 1921, Middleton Cheney, Northamptonshire (aged 57 years 337 days)

Major teams England, Lancashire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast

Arthur Webb Mold
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 3 3 1 0 0* 0.00 0 0 0 0 1 0
First-class 287 389 130 1850 57 7.14 0 2 111 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 3 5 491 234 7 3/44 3/44 33.42 2.85 70.1 0 0 0
First-class 287 62225 26010 1673 9/29 15.54 2.50 37.1 152 56
Career statistics
Test debut England v Australia at Lord's, Jul 17-19, 1893 scorecard
Last Test England v Australia at Manchester, Aug 24-26, 1893 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1889-1901
Profile

Arthur Mold was one of the most controversial figures of an era when throwing became an increasing problem. Although his action was considered suspect for many years, there was no doubting his speed, and that allied to the movement he got off the pitch, made him the foremast quick bowler of his generation. At the time of his retirement he had taken more wickets than any other fast bowler.

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1933

Arthur Mold (Lancashire and England)

Arthur Mold (Lancashire and England)

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1933

Arthur Mold (Lancashire and England)

Arthur Mold (Lancashire and England)

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1929

Arthur Mold

Arthur Mold

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1892

Country Fixtures Country Results
3rd Investec Test: England v India at Southampton - Jul 27-31
England won by 266 runs
Group B: Durham v Warwickshire at Gosforth - Jul 31
Durham won by 5 wickets (with 23 balls remaining)
Group A: Gloucs v Hampshire at Bristol - Jul 31
Gloucs won by 35 runs
Group B: Middlesex v Surrey at Lord's - Jul 31
Middlesex won by 6 wickets (with 31 balls remaining)
Northants v NZ A at Northampton - Jul 31
NZ A won by 70 runs (D/L method)
Group B: Somerset v Kent at Taunton - Jul 31
Kent won by 2 runs (D/L method)
Yorkshire v Sri Lanka A at Leeds - Jul 31
Sri Lanka A won by 26 runs
Group A: Essex v Leics at Chelmsford - Jul 31
Leics won by 34 runs
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