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Vic Wilson      

Full name John Victor Wilson

Born January 17, 1921, Scampston, Malton, Yorkshire

Died June 5, 2008, Yedingham (aged 87 years 140 days)

Major teams Yorkshire

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Education Norton Boys School; Malton Grammar School

John Victor Wilson
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 502 770 79 21650 230 31.33 30 119 549 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 502 692 435 9 2/1 48.33 3.77 76.8 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1946 - 1963
Profile

A right-hand batsman and outstanding close fielder, Vic Wilson took charge of Yorkshire side in 1960 from Ronnie Burnet, who had led the county to the Championship the previous year, ending Surrey's seven-year domination. Yorkshire's first professional captain since 1882, under him they retained the title in 1960 and regained it in 1962, after which he stood down in favour of Brian Close.

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Sep 7, 1962

Brian Close, Vic Wilson, Melville Ryan and Don Wilson celebrate the victory over Glamorgan, County Championship, Yorkshire v Glamorgan, Harrogate, 3rd day, September 7, 1962

Brian Close, Vic Wilson, Melville Ryan and Don Wilson celebrate the victory over Glamorgan

© PA Photos

1962

Vic Wilson and Fred Trueman on the way to winter nets at Headingley, April, 1962

Vic Wilson and Fred Trueman on the way to winter nets at Headingley

© Playfair Cricket Monthly

Nov 12, 1954

Bob Simpson takes a catch to dismiss Vic Wilson off the bowling of Keith Miller, New South Wales v England XI, 1st day, Sydney, November 12, 1954

Bob Simpson takes a catch to dismiss Vic Wilson off the bowling of Keith Miller

© PA Photos

Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1961

Country Fixtures Country Results
Hampshire v Middlesex at Southampton - May 1-4
Hampshire 336 Middlesex 71/3 (29.3 ov)
Kent v Glamorgan at Canterbury - May 1-4
Glamorgan 260 Kent 264/5 (68.3 ov)
Northants v Derbyshire at Northampton - May 1-4
Derbyshire 324 Northants 66/0 (20.2 ov)
Notts v Yorkshire at Nottingham - May 1-4
Notts 261 Yorkshire 122/4 (28 ov)
Somerset v Lancashire at Taunton - May 1-4
Lancashire 372/6 (120.2 ov)
Surrey v Durham at The Oval - May 1-4
Surrey 457 Durham 57/0 (14.5 ov)
Sussex v Leics at Hove - May 1-4
Sussex 163 Leics 154/2 (43 ov)
Worcs v Essex at Worcester - May 1-4
Essex 230/1 (61 ov)
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