Geoffrey Wilson biography

Geoffrey Wilson

Cricket Player

1895 – 1960

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Who was Geoffrey Wilson?

Geoffrey Wilson was an English amateur first-class cricketer, who played ten matches for Cambridge University in 1919 and 1920, ninety two for Yorkshire County Cricket Club between 1919 and 1924, and thirteen more for the MCC in 1922/23 on a tour of Australia. He was Yorkshire's captain from 1922 to 1924.

Born in Potternewton, Leeds, Yorkshire, England, Wilson scored 1,801 runs at an average of 16.22, with a best of 142 not out for the MCC against Victoria, his only century. He took forty four catches in the field. He took one wicket for 55 runs, bowling his right arm medium pace.

Wilson died in November 1960, in Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England.

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Born
Aug 21, 1895
Potternewton
Lived in
  • Leeds
Died
Nov 29, 1960
Southsea

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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