Wilfred Payton

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Wilfred Payton
Cricket information
Batting Right-handed batsman
Bowling -
International information
National side
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 491
Runs scored 22132
Batting average 34.31
100s/50s 39/114
Top score 169
Balls bowled 78
Wickets 1
Bowling average 68.00
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match 0
Best bowling 1-18
Catches/stumpings 148/0

Wilfred Richard Daniel Payton (3 February 1882 – 2 May 1943) was an English first-class cricketer who played for Nottinghamshire.

Payton was a right-handed middle order batsman and made 39 hundreds, his first was an innings of 133 against the touring West Indians in 1906.[1] He topped 1000 runs per season every year from 1921 to 1929 with a best of 1864 runs at 47.79 in 1926.[2] His only first-class wicket was Northamptonshire's Bernard Atkinson.[3]

Payton's son, also named Wilfred, followed in his footsteps and played with Nottinghamshire in 1935.

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