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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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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

Sep 15, 1954

Bob Appleyard, Vic Wilson and Len Hutton in London before heading out for the tour of Australia, London, September 15, 2008

Bob Appleyard, Vic Wilson and Len Hutton in London before heading out for the tour of Australia

© Getty Images

Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1961

Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Investec Test: England v New Zealand at Leeds - May 29-Jun 2
New Zealand 350 & 454/8d England 350 & 149/6
Derbyshire v Gloucs at Derby - May 31-Jun 3
Gloucs 329 Derbyshire 77/2
Essex v Leics at Chelmsford - May 31-Jun 3
Essex 166 & 173/4 Leics 280
Glamorgan v Northants at Cardiff - May 31-Jun 3
Glamorgan 371 Northants 128/6
Hampshire v Worcs at Southampton - May 31-Jun 3
Hampshire 222 Worcs 221/3
Middlesex v Warwickshire at Lord's - May 31-Jun 3
Warwickshire 342 Middlesex 141/4
Surrey v Lancashire at The Oval - May 31-Jun 3
Surrey 448 Lancashire 88/3
Notts v Sussex at Nottingham - Jun 1-4
Notts 255 & 28/0 Sussex 189
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