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Arthur Wrigley      

Full name Arthur Wrigley

Born 1912, Heaton Moor, Lancashire

Died October 31, 1965, Stockport Infirmary, Cheshire (aged 53 years days)

Major teams Lancashire 2nd XI

Bowling style Legbreak

Other Scorer

Education Heaton Moor College

Arthur Wrigley

Arthur Wrigley, who died in a Stockport hospital on October 30, aged 53, was well-known as a cricket statistician. After service with the Royal Air Force, he became, as a slow right-arm bowler and forceful batsman, a member of the Lancashire ground staff before, in 1934, he took up the post of scorer for the BBC which he held till his death.
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The BBC commentary team in 1951: Back - Steve de Villiers, Arthur Gilligan, Rex Alston, Charles Fortune, John Arlott.  Front: Roy Webber, Arthur Wrigley, The Oval, August 1951

The BBC commentary team in 1951


Jun 14, 1951

Arthur Wrigley

Arthur Wrigley

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