Full name Walker Wainwright
Born January 21, 1882, Rotherham, Yorkshire
Died December 31, 1961, Winchester, Hampshire (aged 79 years 344 days)
Major teams Yorkshire
Batting style Left-hand bat
Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox
Relation Brother - E Wainwright
|First-class span||1903 - 1905|
|Only Test||South Africa v England at Durban, Jan 18-22, 1923 scorecard|
Walker Wainwright was a left-arm spinner and left-hand batsman who never quite lived up to the promise of his debut for Yorkshire in 1903 when he took a career-best 6 for 49 against MCC. Coming through the Yorkshire Colts and 2nd XI, he enjoyed a decent first season but was unable to secure a regular place in a strong side. He became an umpire after World War One, standing predominantly at Cambridge, although he stood in one Test, strangely at Durban, when England toured South Africa in 1922-23. Aside from that outing, he only officiated in lower-level first-class games.
Is the Universe Boss ready to hang up his boots? Not quite - poor year or not
Also, what is the record for the number of sixes hit in a T20 match?