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
Northants v Essex at Northampton - May 28-31
Northants 444 & 56/4 (19 ov) Essex 640
Notts v Durham at Nottingham - May 28-31
Notts 534 & 104/1 (31 ov) Durham 447
Sussex v Derbyshire at Hove - May 28-31
Derbyshire 150 & 195/6 (74 ov) Sussex 447/8d
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 29-Jun 1
Leics 341 Kent 117/2 (44 ov)
Middlesex v Hampshire at Northwood - May 29-Jun 1
Middlesex 467/3d Hampshire 131 & 62/3 (20 ov) (f/o)
Worcs v Gloucs at Worcester - May 29-Jun 1
Worcs 439 Gloucs 226/5 (78 ov)
Yorkshire v Lancashire at Leeds - May 29-Jun 1
Yorkshire 308 & 77/3 (31 ov) Lancashire 196
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