Bert Wensley

Bert Wensley Sussex CCC
Bert Wensley

Bert Wensley was a forcetul right hand batsman and right-arm medium pace bowler who played 373 matches between 1922 and 1936.

He scored 9,807 runs at an average of 19.97 including 8 centuries and took 1,067 wickets at 26.42 runs each including 5 wickets in an innings 53 times and 10 wickets in a match on nine occasions. He performed the hat-trick against Middlesex at Lord’s in 1935, scored 1,000 runs in a season three times and took 100 wickets in a season on five occasions.

Against Derbyshire at Horsham in 1930 he shared in a 9th wicket partnership with Harry Parks of 178 which is still a Sussex record.

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