Leslie Baker (cricketer)

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Leslie Baker
Personal information
Full name Leslie George Baker
Born (1904-05-19)19 May 1904
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England
Died 9 August 1976(1976-08-09) (aged 72)
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England
Batting style Right-handed
Domestic team information
Years Team
1939 Minor Counties
1924–1947 Buckinghamshire
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 1
Runs scored 6
Batting average 6.00
100s/50s –/–
Top score 6
Balls bowled
Wickets
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 1/–
Source: Cricinfo, 8 May 2011

Leslie George Baker (19 May 1904 – 9 August 1976) was an English cricketer. Baker was a right-handed batsman. He was born in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire and was educated at Bedford School and London University.[1]

Baker made his debut for Buckinghamshire in the 1924 Minor Counties Championship against the Surrey Second XI. He played Minor counties cricket for Buckinghamshire from 1924 to 1947, which included 113 Minor Counties Championship matches.[2] He made a single first-class appearance for a combined Minor Counties cricket team against the touring West Indians in 1939 at Lord's.[3] In this match he scored 6 runs in the Minor Counties first-innings before being dismissed by Foffie Williams.[4]

He died in his hometown on 9 August 1976.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Teams Leslie Baker played for". CricketArchive. Retrieved 8 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "Minor Counties Championship Matches played by Leslie Baker". CricketArchive. Retrieved 8 May 2011. 
  3. ^ "First-Class Matches played by Leslie Baker". CricketArchive. Retrieved 8 May 2011. 
  4. ^ "Minor Counties v West Indians, 1939". CricketArchive. Retrieved 8 May 2011. 

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