John Atkinson (cricketer)

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John Atkinson
Personal information
Full name John Atkinson
Born 7 June 1878
Eastwood, Nottinghamshire,
England
Died 20 November 1951(1951-11-20) (aged 73)
Bentley with Arksey, Yorkshire,
England
Batting style Left-handed
Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox
Relations Frederick Wyld (uncle)
Domestic team information
Years Team
1899–1901 Nottinghamshire
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 7
Runs scored 40
Batting average 5.00
100s/50s –/–
Top score 19
Balls bowled 488
Wickets 10
Bowling average 23.60
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 4/22
Catches/stumpings 1/–
Source: Cricinfo, 23 February 2013

John Atkinson (7 June 1878 – 20 November 1951) was an English cricketer. Atkinson was a left-handed batsman who bowled slow left-arm orthodox. He was born at Eastwood, Nottinghamshire.

Atkinson made his first-class debut for Nottinghamshire against the Marylebone Cricket Club at Lord's in 1899.[1] The following season he made three first-class appearances in the 1900 County Championship against Yorkshire, Derbyshire and Lancashire.[1] He made theee further first-class appearances in 1901, against the Marylebone Cricket Club, Gloucestershire in the County Championship and the touring South Africans.[1] In his seven first-class matches he took 10 wickets at an average of 42.50, with best figures of 1/28.[2] With the bat, he scored a total of 40 runs in at a batting average of 5.00 and a high score of 19.[3] He played six matches for Todmorden Cricket Club in the Lancashire League in 1902.[4]

He died at Bentley with Arksey, Yorkshire on 20 November 1951. His uncle Frederick Wyld also played first-class cricket.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "First-Class Matches played by John Atkinson". CricketArchive. Retrieved 23 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "First-class Bowling For Each Team by John Atkinson". CricketArchive. Retrieved 23 February 2013. 
  3. ^ "First-class Batting and Fielding For Each Team by John Atkinson". CricketArchive. Retrieved 23 February 2013. 
  4. ^ "Lancashire League Matches played by John Atkinson". CricketArchive. Retrieved 23 February 2013. 

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