Edward Wilkinson      

Full name Edward Obert Hindley Wilkinson

Born October 16, 1853, Chesfield Lodge, Stevenage, Hertfordshire

Died February 8, 1881, Scheins Hoogte, Natal, South Africa (aged 27 years 115 days)

Major teams Cambridge University

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Education Eton College; Cambridge University

Relation Uncle - CA Wilkinson

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 5 8 1 39 22* 5.57 0 0 2 2
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1873 - 1875
Profile

Edward Wilkinson was a wicketkeeper and lower-order batsman who played three times for Cambridge University in 1873 after a successful two years in the XI at Eton. He made little impression but continued to play a high standard of club cricket turning out regularly for I Zingari. He was killed while serving in the army at Scheins Hoogte during the first Boer War.

Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Worcs at Chester-le-Street - Jun 26-29
Durham 197 Worcs 367 (86.4 ov)
Essex v Middlesex at Chelmsford - Jun 26-29
Middlesex 246 & 27/0 (13 ov) Essex 542/3d
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - Jun 26-29
Derbyshire 288 & 160 Glamorgan 237 & 0/1 (6 ov, target 212)
Hampshire v Somerset at Southampton - Jun 26-29
Hampshire 211/9d Somerset 135/8 (46.1 ov)
Northants v Leics at Northampton - Jun 26-29
Northants 261 & 289/7d Leics 157 & 44/0 (16 ov, target 394)
Notts v Kent at Nottingham - Jun 26-29
Kent 180 & 214/7 (74 ov) Notts 371
Sussex v Gloucs at Hove - Jun 26-29
Sussex 358/9d Gloucs 150/1 (51 ov)
Warwickshire v Lancashire at Birmingham - Jun 26-29
Lancashire 273 & 178/4 (70 ov) Warwickshire 321
Yorkshire v Surrey at Leeds - Jun 26-29
Surrey 516/7d Yorkshire 27/1 (10.5 ov)
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