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Earl of Dalkeith      

Full name Walter Henry Montagu-Douglas-Scott (Earl of Dalkeith)

Born January 17, 1861, Westminster, London

Died September 18, 1886, Farrochmore Hill, Achnacarry Forest, Loch Arkaig, Fort William, Inverness, Scotland (aged 25 years 244 days)

Major teams Marylebone Cricket Club

Also known as He was known as Lord Eskdaill as the eldest son of the Earl of Dalkeith, and himself became the Earl

Education Eton College; Oxford University

Relation Grandfather - Viscount Drumlanrig, Brother - GWM Scott, Nephew - DF Brand

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 6 10 0 29 10 2.90 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class debut C Lennox's XI v Earl of Winchilsea's XI at Lord's (Old), May 15-16, 1797 scorecard
Last First-class 1885
Profile

Walter Henry Scott, Earl of Dalkeith played three times for MCC between 1881 and 1885. In his first innings he opened and in his last he batted at No. 11. He died aged 25 when he accidentally shot himself while deer stalking. He slipped down a steep hill in pursuit of a stag and his gun hit a rock and fired into his shoulder and died a few hours later, still on the hill, from loss of blood.
Martin Williamson

Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Kent at Derby - May 22-25
Derbyshire 492 Kent 312/7 (103.4 ov)
Glamorgan v Essex at Cardiff - May 22-25
Glamorgan 260 & 206/2 (59 ov) Essex 313
Gloucs v Northants at Bristol - May 22-25
Northants 176 & 23/1 (11.1 ov) Gloucs 418
Hampshire v Notts at Southampton - May 22-25
Hampshire 270 & 99/3 (35 ov) Notts 189
Lancashire v Surrey at Manchester - May 22-24
Lancashire won by an innings and 96 runs
Leics v Worcs at Leicester - May 22-24
Worcs won by 7 wickets
Middlesex v Somerset at Lord's - May 22-25
Somerset 376 Middlesex 321/6 (110.3 ov)
Warwickshire v Durham at Birmingham - May 22-25
Warwickshire 313 & 114 Durham 190 & 67/1 (29.4 ov, target 238)
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