Verner Luckin

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Verner Luckin
Personal information
Full nameVerner Valentine Luckin
Born(1892-02-14)14 February 1892
Woking, Surrey, England
Died28 November 1931(1931-11-28) (aged 39)
High Cross, Hampshire, England
BattingLeft-handed
BowlingLeg break googly
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
1919Warwickshire
1910–1912Hampshire
Career statistics
Competition FC
Matches 19
Runs scored 212
Batting average 15.14
100s/50s –/1
Top score 59*
Balls bowled 1,475
Wickets 24
Bowling average 35.20
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 3/19
Catches/stumpings 9/–
Source: Cricinfo, 29 January 2010

Verner Valentine Luckin (14 February 1892 – 28 November 1931) was an English cricketer. He was a left-handed batsman who bowled leg break googly.

Luckin made his first-class debut for Hampshire in the 1910 County Championship against Somerset, where in Somerset's second innings he took 3/39.

Luckin played ten first-class matches for Hampshire up until the end of the 1912 season, with his final first-class match for the county against Middlesex. In his ten matches Luckin had no success with the bat and with the ball he took 13 wickets at a bowling average of 39.46.

After the First World War, Luckin made his debut for Warwickshire against Surrey in the 1919 County Championship. He played nine first-class matches for Warwickshire in the 1919 season, with his final first-class match for the county coming against Worcestershire. Luckin had more success with the bat for Warwickshire, scoring 195 runs at an average of 27.85, with a single half century score of 59* out against Lancashire. With the ball he took eleven wickets at a bowling average of 30.18, with best figures of 3-19.

He died at High Cross, Hampshire on 28 November 1931.

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