Decade Review 2009

Tim Wall      

Full name Thomas Welbourn Wall

Born May 13, 1904, Semaphore, Adelaide, South Australia

Died March 26, 1981, Adelaide, South Australia (aged 76 years 317 days)

Major teams Australia, South Australia

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast

Relation Grandson - BA Swain

Thomas Welbourn Wall
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 18 24 5 121 20 6.36 0 0 1 11 0
First-class 108 135 33 1071 53* 10.50 0 1 54 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 18 33 4812 2010 56 5/14 8/189 35.89 2.50 85.9 2 3 0
First-class 108 21604 9877 330 10/36 29.93 2.74 65.4 10 2
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v England at Melbourne, Mar 8-16, 1929 scorecard
Last Test England v Australia at Leeds, Jul 20-24, 1934 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1924-1936

One of only three bowlers to take all ten wickets in a Sheffield Shield innings, Thomas Wellbourne Wall - known universally as 'Tim' - was for a time Australia's best fast bowler. The search for a successor to Jack Gregory, who broke down in the first Test of the 1928-29 series, seemed to have been successful when the 24-year-old schoolteacher was called up for the final Test and, in 75 overs in the match, took eight wickets for 189 (Hammond in both innings) in a long-awaited victory for a rebuilding Australian side.

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Mar 7, 2005

Tim Wall

Tim Wall

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Jun 25, 1934

Patsy Hendren dives to catch Tim Wall off Hedley Verity to complete England's victory, England v Australia, Lord's, June 25, 1934

Patsy Hendren dives to catch Tim Wall off Hedley Verity

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Jun 4, 1934

Tim Wall

Tim Wall

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