Donald Walker (cricketer)
|Full name||Donald Frederick Walker|
15 August 1912|
Wandsworth Common, London, England
|Died||18 June 1941
|Domestic team information|
|Source: Cricinfo, 5 October 2009|
Donald Frederick Walker (15 August 1912 – 18 June 1941) was an English cricketer who played for Hampshire between 1937-1939. A left-handed batsman and occasional wicketkeeper Walker played 73 first class games for Hampshire. In 1937 during a County Championship match played against Sussex, at the United Services Recreation Ground Walker and Gerry Hill put on 235 for the 5th wicket, which remains to this day a Hampshire record. A patient batsman, Walker was able to manufacture an innings with great touch. His best season came in 1939, in what was to be his last season. Walker scored 1,117 runs, including three centuries; average 29.39.