Full name Walter Henry Montagu-Douglas-Scott (Earl of Dalkeith)
Born January 17, 1861, Westminster, London
Died September 18, 1886, Farrochmore Hill, Achnacarry Forest, Loch Arkaig, Fort William, Inverness, Scotland (aged 25 years 244 days)
Major teams Marylebone Cricket Club
Also known as He was known as Lord Eskdaill as the eldest son of the Earl of Dalkeith, and himself became the Earl
Education Eton College; Oxford University
|First-class debut||C Lennox's XI v Earl of Winchilsea's XI at Lord's (Old), May 15-16, 1797 scorecard|
Walter Henry Scott, Earl of Dalkeith played three times for MCC between 1881 and 1885. In his first innings he opened and in his last he batted at No. 11. He died aged 25 when he accidentally shot himself while deer stalking. He slipped down a steep hill in pursuit of a stag and his gun hit a rock and fired into his shoulder and died a few hours later, still on the hill, from loss of blood.
Also: the fastest Indian to 50 wickets, and Yasir Shah's unwanted "double-hundred"