Isaac Walker (cricketer)

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Isaac Walker
Personal information
Full name Isaac Donnithorne Walker
Born (1844-01-08)8 January 1844
Southgate, Middlesex, England
Died 6 July 1898(1898-07-06) (aged 54)
Regent's Park, London, England
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right arm slow (underarm)
Domestic team information
Years Team
1862-1884 Middlesex
1862–1884 MCC
1864-1876 Gentlemen of the South
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 294
Runs scored 11400
Batting average 24.51
100s/50s 7/60
Top score 179
Balls bowled 9964
Wickets 218
Bowling average 22.11
5 wickets in innings 9
10 wickets in match 1
Best bowling 6/42
Catches/stumpings 250/3
Source: Cricket Archive, 8 January 2016


Isaac Donnithorne Walker (8 January 1844 – 6 July 1898) was an English cricketer.

Isaac was born in Southgate and he was the youngest of seven cricket playing brothers. He played for MCC (1862–1884), a Middlesex XI (1862–1863) and Middlesex CCC (1864–1884). He succeeded his brother Edward as Captain in 1873 and served in the post for twelve seasons.

He was a right handed batsman and an underarm slow right arm bowler. His family's cricket ground at Southgate is maintained by the Walker Trust to this day. He died at Regent's Park, aged 54.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Isaac Walker". Cricinfo. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Edward Walker
Middlesex County Cricket Captain
1873–1884
Succeeded by
Alexander Webbe