Walter Money      

Full name Walter Baptist Money

Born July 27, 1848, Sternfield, Suffolk

Died March 1, 1924, Edgbaston, Birmingham, Warwickshire (aged 75 years 218 days)

Major teams Cambridge University, Kent, Surrey

Batting style Right-hand bat

Walter Baptist Money
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 29 52 4 1154 134 24.04 2 4 34 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 29 2633 1452 82 6/24 17.70 3.30 32.1 8 2
Career statistics
First-class span 1866 - 1871
Profile

The Rev. Walter Baptist Money, who was born at Sternfield in Suffolk on July 27, 1848, died suddenly at Edgbaston on March 1, 1924. As Walter Money retired from first-class cricket directly he entered the Church, only people whose memories go back more than 50 years will recall him in the field, but for a few seasons he was in the first flight of amateur cricketers -- a dominating figure at Harrow and Cambridge. Few men have ever had a pleasanter experience of Lord's ground. In the matches there that specially appealed to him, he was never on the losing side until in 1871, Butler--taking all 10 wickets in the first innings--brought about the downfall of the Cambridge XI. Money was in the very strong Harrow teams that beat Eton in one innings m 1865 and 1866 and was captain in the drawn game of 1867. In those days he was essentially an all-round player and more to be feared for his lob bowling than his batting. He took in the three matches 21 Eton wickets, doing the hat-trick in 1866 By the way Canon McCormick, who saw all the lob bowlers from William Clarke to Walter Humphreys, thought that Money in his prime was always rather underrated.

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2nd Investec Test: England v Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street - May 27-31
England 498/9d Sri Lanka 101 & 403/6 (112 ov) (f/o)
Northants v Essex at Northampton - May 28-31
Northants 444 Essex 357/5 (106.1 ov)
Notts v Durham at Nottingham - May 28-31
Notts 534 Durham 308/6 (75 ov)
Somerset v Surrey at Taunton - May 28-31
Surrey 264 & 138 Somerset 102 & 52/1 (13 ov, target 301)
Sussex v Derbyshire at Hove - May 28-31
Derbyshire 150 & 12/0 (7 ov) Sussex 447/8d
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 29-Jun 1
Leics 341 Kent 48/1 (22 ov)
Middlesex v Hampshire at Northwood - May 29-Jun 1
Middlesex 467/3d Hampshire 15/1 (7 ov)
Worcs v Gloucs at Worcester - May 29-Jun 1
Worcs 439 Gloucs 22/1 (12 ov)
Yorkshire v Lancashire at Leeds - May 29-Jun 1
Yorkshire 308 Lancashire 68/3 (27 ov)
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