Victor Riddell biography

Victor Riddell

Cricket Player

1905 – 1976

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Who was Victor Riddell?

Victor Horsley Hume Riddell was an English cricketer. Riddell was a right-handed batsman who fielded primarily as a wicket-keeper. He was born in Hermeston Hall, Yorkshire and was educated at Clifton College.

Riddell played two Minor Counties Championship matches for Devon in 1924 against the Surrey Second XI and Berkshire. Two years later he made his first-class debut for Cambridge University against Lancashire. He played four further first-class matches in 1926 for the University, the last of which came against Oxford University. In his 5 first-class matches, Riddell scored 48 runs at a batting average of 8.00, with a high score of 13*. Behind the stumps he took three catches and made three stumpings.

He died in Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire on 9 August 1976.

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Born
Jul 23, 1905
Nationality
  • England
Died
Aug 9, 1976
Stratford-upon-Avon

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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