Sydney Falding      

Full name Sydney Wheatley Falding

Born May 5, 1891, Kirkstall, Leeds, Yorkshire

Died November 7, 1959, Leeds, Yorkshire (aged 68 years 186 days)

Major teams Northamptonshire

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Left-arm fast-medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 2 3 0 8 8 2.66 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 2 240 168 3 2/49 56.00 4.20 80.0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1921 - 1927
Profile

Sydney Wheatley Falding, who played for Northamptonshire against the Australians at Northampton in 1921, died suddenly at Leeds on November 7, aged 68. In his only first-class match, he saw the powerful 1921 Australians amass a total of 621 while he took only one wicket - that of Warwick Armstrong - for 119 runs. He later became a professional in the West Country and played minor counties cricket with considerable success for Devon between 1925 and 1932, scoring 3,137 runs at an average of 25.29 and taking 176 wickets at 18.49 each. He scored several centuries for Devon, including an innings of 162 against Berkshire in 1926.
The Cricketer, Spring Annual 1960

Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Warwickshire at Chester-le-Street - Aug 23-26
Durham 207 Warwickshire 344/7 (116 ov)
Glamorgan v Sussex at Cardiff - Aug 23-26
Glamorgan 252 & 149/2 (45.3 ov) Sussex 283
Gloucs v Kent at Bristol - Aug 23-26
Gloucs 221 & 34/4 (16.3 ov) Kent 533/6d
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton - Aug 23-26
Hampshire 338 Somerset 534/7 (134 ov)
Surrey v Lancashire at The Oval - Aug 23-26
Lancashire 287 & 203/8 (63 ov) Surrey 480
Worcs v Northants at Worcester - Aug 23-26
Northants 551 Worcs 195/3 (57.2 ov)
Yorkshire v Notts at Scarborough - Aug 23-26
Yorkshire 282 & 263/4d Notts 94 & 61/3 (23 ov, target 452)
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