Wilfred Ball

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Wilfred Ball
Personal information
Full name Wilfred Joseph Ball
Born (1895-04-24)24 April 1895
Thrapston, Northamptonshire, England
Died 23 July 1965(1965-07-23) (aged 70)
Hollowell, Northamptonshire, England
Batting style Right-handed
Role Wicket-keeper
Domestic team information
Years Team
1924–1931 Northamptonshire
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 4
Runs scored 10
Batting average 2.50
100s/50s –/–
Top score 8
Balls bowled
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 2/–
Source: Cricinfo, 17 November 2011

Wilfred Joseph Ball (24 April 1895 – 23 July 1965) was an English cricketer. Ball was a right-handed batsman who fielded as a wicket-keeper. He was born at Thrapston, Northamptonshire.

Ball made his first-class debut for Northamptonshire in the 1924 County Championship against Nottinghamshire. Seven years later he returned to county cricket, making three further first-class appearances for the county in the 1931 County Championship against Warwickshire, Derbyshire and Glamorgan.[1] In his four first-class matches, he just 10 runs at an average of 2.50, with a high score of 8.[2]

He died at Hollowell, Northamptonshire on 23 July 1965.


  1. ^ "First-Class Matches played by Wilfred Ball". CricketArchive. Retrieved 17 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "First-class Batting and Fielding For Each Team by Wilfred Ball". CricketArchive. Retrieved 17 November 2011. 

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