Ben Wilson

Cricket Player

1921 –

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Who is Ben Wilson?

Ben Ambler Wilson was an English cricketer. Wilson was a left-handed batsman who bowled slow left-arm orthodox. He was born at Knaresborough, Yorkshire.

Wilson made a single first-class appearance for Warwickshire against Scotland at Edgbaston in 1951. Scotland made 359 in their first-innings, with Wilson taking the wicket of William Edward with figures of 1/75 from twenty overs. In response Warwickshire made 332 all out, with Wilson being dismissed for a duck by Samuel Thomson. The match ended in a draw. This was his only major appearance for Warwickshire.

He later played for Suffolk in the Minor Counties Championship, making his debut for the county in 1955 against the Essex Second XI. He played Minor counties cricket for Suffolk from 1955 to 1959, making sixteen appearances. He died at Whitby, Yorkshire in September 1993. His father, Benjamin Wilson, played first-class cricket for Yorkshire.

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Born
Sep 22, 1921
Knaresborough
Nationality
  • England

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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