WW Armstrong

Name: Armstrong, Warwick Windridge
Date of Birth: 22 May 1879 (d 13 July 1947)
Career: 1895/96 - 1925/26
Teams: St K, SM, Melb
Matches: 162
Batting Style: RHB
Bowling Style: RALS

One of Australia's cricket legends, "the Big Ship" dominated Victorian cricket through the first two decades of the 20th century. A hard-hitting batsman, accurate leg-break and top-spin bowler and brilliant slips fieldsman, his stubborn, abrasive and outspoken nature had him in regular conflict with officials, but the crowds loved him. Read More...

Innings N.O. Runs Batting Avg High Score 50s 100s
167 25 9395 66.16 438 37 29

Runs Wickets Bowling Avg Best 5wi 10wm Ct/St
6678 467 14.30 7/6 32 6 107

Some excellent biographical information is available on the Melbourne Cricket Club site, where "For Club and Country" by Ken Williams can be viewed free online.

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