Bernard Atkinson      

Full name Bernard Gerard Wensley Atkinson

Born September 11, 1900, Puddington, Devon

Died September 4, 1966, Hampstead, London (aged 65 years 358 days)

Major teams Middlesex, Northamptonshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Education St. Paul's; Cambridge University

Relation Brother - NSM Atkinson

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 22 37 2 554 94 15.82 0 2 17 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 22 1808 867 25 4/97 34.68 2.87 72.3 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1922 - 1934
Profile

ATKINSON, BERNARD GERARD WENSLEY, who died in a London hospital on September 4, aged 65, played for Scotland, Northamptonshire and Middlesex. In the St. Paul's School XI from 1916 to 1919, he headed the batting averages in the last two years and while at Edinburgh Academy, where he taught for 37 years, hit many runs for Grange C.C. In 1934 for Middlesex against Surrey at Lord's, he hit a short-pitched ball from A. R. Gover for six with what was described as an overhead lawn tennis smash. A first-rate Rugby footballer, he appeared at centre three-quarter in a Cambridge Seniors' match but did not gain a Blue.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Hampshire at Chester-le-Street - Sep 1-4
Durham 213 & 200 Hampshire 251 & 85/3 (24.5 ov, target 163)
Essex v Northants at Chelmsford - Sep 1-4
Essex 360 & 36/1 (19 ov) Northants 275
Kent v Lancashire at Canterbury - Sep 1-4
Kent 570/8d Lancashire 256/8 (84 ov)
Leics v Gloucs at Leicester - Sep 1-4
Leics 415 Gloucs 232/6 (79.1 ov)
Surrey v Derbyshire at The Oval - Sep 1-4
Derbyshire 313 Surrey 517/9 (146.4 ov)
Warwickshire v Middlesex at Birmingham - Sep 1-4
Middlesex 207 Warwickshire 217/8 (78.3 ov)
Worcs v Sussex at Worcester - Sep 1-4
Worcs 210 & 1/0 (2.2 ov) Sussex 510/5d
Yorkshire v Somerset at Leeds - Sep 1-3
Yorkshire won by an innings and 126 runs
1st ODI: England v Australia at Southampton - Sep 3
Australia 191/4 (35/50 ov)
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