|Full name||Archibald Ackroyd|
18 May 1897|
Heanor, Derbyshire, England
|Died||25 June 1968
|Batting style||Right-handed batsman|
|Bowling style||Right-arm medium fast bowler|
|Domestic team information|
|First-class debut||25 June 1924 Derbyshire v Northamptonshire|
|Last First-class||11 August 1937 Scotland v Yorkshire|
|Source: , February 2012|
Ackroyd was born in Heanor, Derbyshire. He made his debut for Derbyshire in the 1924 season. In his opening match against Northamptonshire he took three wickets and a catch and scored 13 in his second innings. He played three more matches for the county that season and seven games in the 1925 season.
Ackroyd subsequently moved to Scotland where he played for West of Scotland against the Australians in 1926 and for another Scotland team against the Australians in 1930. He represented Scotland in one first-class match against Yorkshire in 1937.
Ackroyd was a right-arm medium-fast bowler and took 20 first class wickets with an average of 35.35 and a best performance of 4 for 63. He was a right-handed batsman and played 20 innings in twelve first class matches with an average of 4.15 and a top score of 15.
Ackroyd died in Dixon's Green, Dudley at the age of 71.
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