Robert Wright (cricketer)
Born Robert Wright Ward, in Adwalton, Leeds, Yorkshire, England, he played for the North of England against the South of England at Lord's in 1875, and in two matches for Yorkshire County Cricket Club against Middlesex and Surrey in 1877. A right-handed middle order batsman, Wright scored 37 runs at 7.40, with a highest score of 22 on his county debut against Middlesex. He slipped down the order in the defeat against Surrey, and his services were not required again. His right arm, round arm slow bowling was not called upon. He scored five and four runs in the North's ten wicket defeat, against a South team which featured W. G. Grace.
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