Archibald White (cricketer)

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Sir Archibald Woollaston White, 4th Bart (14 October 1877 – 16 December 1945) was an English amateur first-class cricketer, who captained Yorkshire County Cricket Club from 1911 to 1914.[1] He led the team to the County Championship title in 1912. He also appeared for Yorkshire (1913), the Yorkshire Second XI (1908) and York and District (1920).

Born in Tickhill, near Doncaster, Yorkshire, England, White played ninety eight first-class games from 1908 to 1920, scoring 1,471 runs at an average of 14.42, with a best score of 55 against Nottinghamshire, one of four fifties in his career. He held fifty two catches, and conceded seven runs with his right arm medium pace, without taking a wicket.

He played his early cricket with Tickhill C.C. from 1893, and became their captain in 1897. He finished playing for Tickhill C.C. in 1908, but became president in 1910.

White died in December 1945 in Torhousemuir, Wigtown, Scotland. His uncle, William Humble, played briefly for Derbyshire.

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  1. ^ Warner, David (2011). The Yorkshire County Cricket Club: 2011 Yearbook (113th ed.). Ilkley, Yorkshire: Great Northern Books. p. 381. ISBN 978-1-905080-85-4. 

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