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Gilbert Walker

Cricket Player from England

Gilbert Walker (15 February 1888 – 1952) was an English cricketer. Walker was a right-handed batsman. He was born at Olton, Warwickshire. Walker made a single first-class appearance for Warwickshire against Sussex at Edgbaston in the 1912 County Championship. Sussex made 151 in their first-innings and in response Warwickshire made 257 in their first-innings, with Walker being dismissed for a duck by Harry Simms. Sussex made 150 in their second-innings, leaving Warwickshire with a target of 45. Walker had batted at number eight in the first-innings, but was promoted to open the batting, scoring 13 runs before he was dismissed by Simms. Despite this, Warwickshire won the match by 6 wickets. This was his only major appearance for Warwickshire. He died at Parkville, Victoria, Australia sometime in 1952.  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1888
Place of birth
Olton
Nationality
England

Death

Place of death
Parkville

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