Harry Wilson (Worcestershire cricketer)

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Harry Wilson
Personal information
Full name Harry Wilson
Born 1873
Yorkshire, England
Died 13 August 1906(1906-08-13) (aged 32–33)
Kidderminster, Wolverhampton, England
Batting style unknown
Bowling style Slow left-arm
Domestic team information
Years Team
1900–1906 Worcestershire
First-class debut 15 July 1901 Worcestershire v South Africans
Last First-class 2 July 1906 Worcestershire v Kent County Cricket Club
Career statistics
Competition FC
Matches 6
Runs scored 64
Batting average 8.00
100s/50s –/0
Top score 21
Balls bowled 723
Wickets 13
Bowling average 28.69
5 wickets in innings 1
10 wickets in match 0
Best bowling 6-86
Catches/stumpings 1/–
Source: Cricketarchive, 19 November 2007

Harry Wilson (1873 - 13 August 1906) was an English cricketer, who played six first-class games for Worcestershire in the early twentieth century.

He was born in Yorkshire, and played for the county's Colts side before moving south. For Worcestershire, he made his debut against the touring South Africans in 1901, but his most notable achievement was to take 6-86 on his County Championship debut against Surrey in June 1903, albeit in a game Worcestershire lost by an innings. His first victim was the 45-year-old Bobby Abel, then nearing the end of his long career. Wilson took 4-67 against Kent a few days later, but picked up only three more wickets in the rest of his short career.

Wilson's last match was also against Kent, in July 1906; barely a month later he was dead, aged only 32 or 33. He died in Kidderminster, Worcestershire.

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