Johnny Tyldesley      

Full name John Thomas Tyldesley

Born November 22, 1873, Roe Green, Worsley, Lancashire

Died November 27, 1930, Monton, Salford, Lancashire (aged 57 years 5 days)

Major teams England, Lancashire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Relation Brother - GE Tyldesley

John Thomas Tyldesley
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 31 55 1 1661 138 30.75 4 9 3 16 0
First-class 608 994 62 37897 295* 40.66 86 193 359 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 31 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 608 296 211 3 1/4 70.33 4.27 98.6 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v England at Johannesburg, Feb 14-16, 1899 scorecard
Last Test England v Australia at Manchester, Jul 26-28, 1909 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1895 - 1923

Wisden obituary
TYLDESLEY, JOHN THOMAS, one of England's greatest batsmen, who had been in weak health for some years, died on November 27. On the morning of his death he was putting on his boots before going to his business at Deansgate, Manchester, when he collapsed and died. He had carried on his duties as coach at Old Trafford until the end of last summer. Born at Roe Green, Worsley, on November 22, 1873, he was just 57 years of age at the time of his death. Tyldesley received his early training in Lancashire club cricket -- a very stiff school -- and was a well equipped batsman when he first appeared for Lancashire in 1895. In his second match he scored 152 not out against Warwickshire on the Edgbaston ground -- the scene of many triumphs for him in subsequent years. He did nothing else of much note that summer -- he was not given a trial until the middle of July -- but two years later he made over 1,000 runs, and he achieved that performance for nineteen consecutive seasons. Four times he scored over 2,000 runs, and in 1901 he had an aggregate of 3,041, his innings including nine separate centuries, eight of which were made for Lancashire, and his average being 55. In two seasons -- 1897 and 1904 -- he played three successive innings of a hundred, and on three occasions he made two separate hundreds in the same match. These scores were 106 and 100 not out for Lancashire against Warwickshire in 1897, 121 and 100 not out in a North and South match in 1900, and 136 and 101 for Lancashire against Hampshire in 1910. His highest innings -- all for his county -- were:

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Australia v England, 1924-5 England touring party left to right back row  Bryan, Tyldesley, Tate, Toone, Whysall, Chapman, Sandham front row Strudwick, Douglas, Gilligan, Hobbs, Woolley on ground Hendren, Freeman, Sutcliffe, Howell

England touring party, 1924-25

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Johnny Tyldesley

Johnny Tyldesley

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May 29, 1905

(L-R) Stanley Jackson and Joe Darling return from the toss, won by England; Australia take the field;  Bernie Bosanquet and Johnny Tyldesley resume after lunch on the first day, England v Australia, 1st Test, Trent Bridge, May 29, 1905

(L-R) Stanley Jackson and Joe Darling; Australia take the field; Bernie Bosanquet and Johnny Tyldesley

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Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1902