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Ted Wainwright      

Full name Edward Wainwright

Born April 8, 1865, Tinsley, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Died October 28, 1919, Park, Sheffield, Yorkshire (aged 54 years 203 days)

Major teams England, Yorkshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm slow

Relation Brother - W Wainwright

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 5 9 0 132 49 14.66 0 0 0 2 0
First-class 391 607 32 12513 228 21.76 19 48 353 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 5 3 127 73 0 - - - 3.44 - 0 0 0
First-class 391 46623 19536 1071 9/66 18.24 2.51 43.5 63 15
Career statistics
Test debut England v Australia at Lord's, Jul 17-19, 1893 scorecard
Last Test Australia v England at Sydney, Feb 26-Mar 2, 1898 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1888 - 1902

Ted Wainwright, the famous Yorkshire cricketer, after a long illness, passed away at Sheffild on October 28. A very fine batsman, a deadly bowler on a wicket which gave him any assistance, and an excellent field, he had no small share in the many triumphs which attended the Yorkshire team during the fourteen years he was a member of the side. Coming out in the season of 1888, he soon showed that he was a player out of the common by putting together an innings of 105 against the Australians at Bradford. For some seasons afterwards he met with only a moderate share of success as a batsman, but in 1892 he fairly established himself as one of the leading professionals of the day, heading the Yorkshire bowling averages, and running second to Ernest Smith in batting. His great years in run-getting were 1897, when he had an aggregate of 1,612, and 1899, when he totalled 1,541 runs. Altogether, in the course of his career, he played twenty three-figure innings for Yorkshire, his highest being 228 against Surrey, at the Oval, when he and George Hurst put on 340 runs for the seventh wicket.

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