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James Robertson      

Full name James Robertson

Born November 10, 1850, Wardieburn, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland

Died March 21, 1927, Kensington, London (aged 76 years 131 days)

Major teams Middlesex

Also known as changed name to James Robertson-Walker in June 1893

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast

Education Edinburgh Academy; Oxford University

Relation Son-in-law - BFB Hitchcock

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 156 247 42 2102 62 10.25 0 110 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 156 22099 9065 405 8/48 22.38 2.46 54.5 19 2
Career statistics
First-class span 1877-1892
Profile

James Robertson-Walker, born in Edinburgh on November 10, 1850, died in London after a long illness on March 21, aged 76. Scores and Biographies said of him: Is a hard hitter, fields well at short-slip, but is principally noted for his fast round-armed bowling, which is, at times, very destructive. He was in the XI at Edinburgh Academy, but not in that of Oxford, and his fame rests on what he did for Middlesex. Between 1878 and 1891 he took 295 wickets for the county for 21.91 runs each, among his best figures being 6 for 22 v. Surrey in 1878, 4 for 8 v. Yorkshire in 1879, 8 for 48 v. Nottinghamshire in 1881, 5 for 20 v. Surrey in 1885, and 7 for 35 v. Nottinghamshire in 1886. Against the first Australian team at Lord's in 1878 he obtained three wickets in four balls. He also appeared for Scotland in representative matches, and twice assisted the Gentlemen against the Players. He had served on the Committee of the MCC, of which club he had been a member since 1876.
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