Full name Nigel Samuel Mitford Atkinson
Born July 26, 1899, Hong Kong
Died October 24, 1966, St John's Wood, London (aged 67 years 90 days)
Major teams Middlesex
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Left-arm slow-medium
Education St Paul's School
Relation Brother - BGW Atkinson
|First-class span||1923 - 1923|
Sam Atkinson was in the St. Paul's XI in 1916 and 1917, being second in the batting averages in the second year. His brother, B. G. W. Atkinson, who also died last year, was in the team at the same time. Sam took part in three matches for Middlesex in 1923, earning with medium-paced left-arm deliveries a match record of 7 for 106 runs against Cambridge University at Fenner's. He played club cricket for Hampstead for many years.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack
Also: the fastest Indian to 50 wickets, and Yasir Shah's unwanted "double-hundred"