Full name Francis William Wilkinson
Born October 4, 1895, Norton-on-Tees, Co Durham
Died October 26, 1987, Ely, Cambridgeshire (aged 92 years 22 days)
Major teams Minor Counties
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Legbreak
|First-class span||1939 - 1939|
Francis Wilson made one first-class appearance, for Minor Counties v Oxford University in 1939. He took one wicket but was injured in the match and did not bat, his place being taken by a substitute, David Watson, who made two appearances that summer for the university. This was the last instance of that happening for more than 60 years.
After spending 15 years in the domestic circuit, Naman Ojha is expected to make his Test debut in the third match, for which, he says, he is not facing additional pressure because of the long wait
After a ten-month free-fall, Cheteshwar Pujara will turn out for India once again at the traditional batting paradise that is the SSC. Can he make it count?
He averages better than Rohit Sharma but still has to fight for a place in the Test side, mostly because he doesn't play ODIs
For the fifth time in the last year and a half, India had their opponents five down for less than 100 only to let the lower order off the hook
Cheteshwar Pujara's century was proof that at times in Test match play, survival need not mean mere tentativeness but the ability to wait for simpler things, like the loose ball
There are more frequent tours, better technology, and easier pitches today than before. So why do teams struggle to win away from home more than they did in the past?
Eleven things the series has brought to light about Cook and Co
Every time the bowlers have earned Sri Lanka a slim advantage during this series, the batsmen have found ways to let them down, at the crease and in the field