Lucky Denton      

Full name David Denton

Born July 4, 1874, Thornes, Wakefield, Yorkshire

Died February 16, 1950, Thornes, Wakefield, Yorkshire (aged 75 years 227 days)

Major teams England, Yorkshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

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David Denton
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 11 22 1 424 104 20.19 1 1 0 8 0
First-class 741 1161 70 36440 221 33.40 69 187 396 1
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 11 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 741 1681 983 34 5/42 28.91 3.50 49.4 1 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v Australia at Leeds, Jul 3-5, 1905 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v England at Cape Town, Mar 11-14, 1910 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1894-1920
Profile

David "Lucky" Denton, one of the liveliest of batsmen and a superb field, died suddenly at his home at Wakefield on February 17. He was 75. Denton made his first appearance for Yorkshire in 1894 and concluded his career as an active cricketer in 1920. He did little as a batsman when he first played with the county, but in the following year, coming off early in the summer against both Cambridge University and Lancashire, he made his place secure. For twenty-one seasons his record exceeded 1,000 runs, his aggregate reaching 2,000 in five summers, and in 1905 amounting to 2,405, with an average of 42. For twenty years this stood as the highest Yorkshire aggregate until surpassed by Herbert Sutcliffe.

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Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1906

Country Fixtures Country Results
Sussex v Warwickshire at Horsham - Jul 21-24
Sussex 413 & 245/9d Warwickshire 333 & 62/6
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