Walter Fullwood

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Walter Fullwood
Personal information
Full name Walter Fullwood
Born (1907-02-08)8 February 1907
Holmewood, England
Died 4 January 1988(1988-01-04) (aged 80)
Etchinghill, Kent, England
Batting style Right-handed batsman
Role Wicket-keeper
Domestic team information
Years Team
1946 Derbyshire
First-class debut 15 May 1946 Derbyshire v Leicestershire
Last First-class 22 June 1946 Derbyshire v Lancashire
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 6
Runs scored 41
Batting average 4,55
100s/50s /
Top score 13
Balls bowled
Wickets
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 5/1
Source: [1], January 2012

Walter Fullwood (8 February 1907 — 4 January 1988) was an English cricketer. who played for Derbyshire in 1946.

Fullwood was born in Holmewood and during World War II played cricket frequently for the Metropolitan Police and Civil Defence Services. He joined Derbyshire at the end of the war and made his first class debut in the 1946 season in May as wicket keeper against Leicestershire. He kept wicket in five more matches during the season but made low scores batting at the tail end. With Denis Smith and Pat Vaulkhard proving heavy hitters as well as reliable wicket-keepers, there was no place for Fullwood in the team.

Fullwood played ten innings in six first class matches with an average of 4.55 and a top score of 13. As wicket keeper he took five catches and one wicket by stumping.[1]

Fullwood died at Etchinghill, Kent at the age of 80.

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