Nicholas Wisdom

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Nicholas Wisdom
Personal information
Full name Nicholas Wisdom
Born (1953-03-18) 18 March 1953 (age 65)
Edmonton, Middlesex, England
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Right-arm medium
Domestic team information
Years Team
1974 Sussex
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 2
Runs scored 35
Batting average 35.00
100s/50s –/–
Top score 31*
Balls bowled 83
Wickets 2
Bowling average 16.50
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 1/0
Catches/stumpings –/–
Source: Cricinfo, 6 October 2010

Nicholas Wisdom (born 18 March 1953) is a former English cricketer, turned businessman.[1] He was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm medium pace. The son of Sir Norman Wisdom, the comedian, singer-songwriter and actor, he was born at Edmonton, Middlesex.

Wisdom made two first-class appearances for Sussex in 1974, against Oxford University at Cricket Field Road Ground, Horsham, and Worcestershire in the County Championship at the Central Recreation Ground, Hastings.[2] Against Oxford University he scored 31 not out in his only innings in the match, as well as taking the wickets of Peter Thackeray and Rick Lee,[3] while against Worcestershire he scored 4 in his only innings of the match.[4]

Following his brief cricket career, he opened a sports shop in Haywards Heath, Sussex.[citation needed]

References

  1. ^ "Wisdom Sports – Sports Goods Retail Sale Of in Haywards Heath RH16 4LE – 192.com". www.192.com. Retrieved 21 July 2012.
  2. ^ "First-Class Matches played by Nicholas Wisdom". CricketArchive. Retrieved 21 July 2012.
  3. ^ "Sussex v Oxford University, 1974". CricketArchive. Retrieved 21 July 2012.
  4. ^ "Sussex v Worcestershire, 1974 County Championship". CricketArchive. Retrieved 21 July 2012.

External links

  • Nicholas Wisdom at ESPNcricinfo
  • Nicholas Wisdom at CricketArchive
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