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Norman Yardley

Full name:Norman Walter Dransfield Yardley
Born:19th March 1915, Gawber, Barnsley, Yorkshire, England
Died:3rd October 1989, Lodge Moor, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England
Batting:Right-hand batsman
Bowling:Right-arm medium pace
Occasional wicket-keeper
Other Sports:Hockey for Cambridge University (Blue); Squash for Cambridge University (Blue) (6 times North of England champion); Rugby Fives for Cambridge University (Blue)
Education:St Peter's, York; St John's College, Cambridge University
Biography:England Test Selector 1951-54 (Chairman 1951-52)
Teams:England (Test: 1938/39-1950); Cambridge University (Main FC: 1935-1938); Yorkshire (Main FC: 1936-1955); Marylebone Cricket Club (Main FC: 1938/39-1952); Gentlemen (Other FC: 1937-1955); HDG Leveson-Gower's XI (Other FC: 1937-1950); Lord Tennyson's XI (Other FC: 1937/38); Rest of England (Other FC: 1938-1947); Gentlemen of England (Other FC: 1938-1948); England (Other FC: 1938/39-1950); North of England (Other FC: 1947-1950); England XI (Other FC: 1948); TN Pearce's XI (Other FC: 1951-1954); Yorkshire Second XI (Minor Counties Championship: 1932-1936); All teams
Yorkshire cap: 1937
Yorkshire Captain: 1948 - 1955
Wisden Cricketer of the Year: 1948
Lists of matches and more detailed statistics

Test Career Batting and Fielding (1938/39-1950)
MINORunsHSAve10050Ct
England203428129925.37 0414
Test Career Bowling (1946/47-1950)
BallsMdnsRunsWktsBBAve5wI10wMSRateEcon
England166241707213-6733.66 0079.14 2.55

First-Class Career Batting and Fielding (1935-1955)
MINORunsHSAve10050CtSt
Overall4466587518173183*31.17 27833281
First-Class Career Bowling (1935-1955)
BallsMdnsRunsWktsBBAve5wI10wMSRateEcon
Overall2108084285062796-2930.48 5075.55 2.42

 

 

 

 

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