Cyril Walters      

Full name Cyril Frederick Walters

Born August 28, 1905, Bedlinog, Glamorgan, Wales

Died December 23, 1992, Neath, Glamorgan, Wales (aged 87 years 117 days)

Major teams England, Glamorgan, Wales, Worcestershire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests Insights on test 11 18 3 784 102 52.26 1 7 0 6 0
First-class 245 427 32 12145 226 30.74 21 55 102 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 11 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 245 424 380 5 2/22 76.00 5.37 84.8 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v West Indies at Lord's, Jun 24-27, 1933 scorecard
Last Test England v Australia at The Oval, Aug 18-22, 1934 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1923 - 1935

Cyril Walters, who died in Neath on Dec 23, at the age of 87, was a model of elegance at the crease, wrists well oiled, forearms brisk as a fencer's, feet nimble. In the 1930s there was no finer sight among batsmen; and his home ground was the aptly beautiful greensward of Worcester.

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Aug 30, 1980

Former and current captains of England and Australia line up. From left:  Bob Wyatt, Lindsay Hassett, Gubby Allen, Cyril Walters, Arthur Morris, Norman Yardley, Freddie Brown, Richie Benaud, Len Hutton, Neil Harvey, Peter May, Bob Simpson, Bill Lawry, Ted Dexter, Mike Smith, Barry Jarman, Tom Graveney, Ian Chappell, Graham Yallop, Greg Chappell and Ian Botham, England v Australia, Centenary Test, Lord's, 3rd day, August 30,  1980

Former and current captains of England and Australia line up on the field during day three of the Centenary Test

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Jul 25, 1934

The Gentlemen XI: (back row, left to right) Hopper Levett, Errol Holmes, Alan Melville, Freddie Brown, John Human, AD Baxter; (front row) Bryan Valentine, Cyril Walters, Bob Wyatt, Gubby Allen, Maurice Turnbull, Gentlemen v Players, Lord's, 1st day, July 25, 1934

The Gentlemen XI for the match against the Players at Lord's

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Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1934