Walter Read      

Full name Walter William Read

Born November 23, 1855, Reigate, Surrey

Died January 6, 1907, Bingham Road, Addiscombe Park, Surrey (aged 51 years 44 days)

Major teams England, Surrey

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast (roundarm), Right-arm slow (underarm)

Walter William Read
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 18 27 1 720 117 27.69 1 5 0 16 0
First-class 467 749 52 22349 338 32.06 38 112 381 20
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 18 2 60 63 0 - - - 6.30 - 0 0 0
First-class 467 5549 3483 108 6/24 32.25 3.76 51.3 1 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v England at Melbourne, Dec 30, 1882 - Jan 2, 1883 scorecard
Last Test England v Australia at Manchester, Aug 24-26, 1893 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1873-1897
Profile

Mr. W. W. Read died on Sunday, January 6th, at his residence, Colworth Road, Addiscombe Park. More than nine years have passed away since Mr. Read dropped out of the Surrey eleven and gave up first-class cricket, but his wonderful play during a long career is vividly remembered. Beyond question he was one of the greatest batsmen the game has known, holding a high place among those nearest in merit to W. G. Grace. Born on November 23rd, 1855, he was in his fifty-second year. He had been in poor health for some little time, but his illness did not assume a dangerous form until a week before his death.

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Walter Read

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1893

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