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Name: Mead, Walter
Position: Bowler
Date of Birth: 1869, March 25
Place of Birth: Middlesex
Died: 1954, Mar 18
   
 
Tests: 1 for England
Batting and Fielding

Bowling
I No HS Runs Avg 100 50 Ct St
2 0 7 7 3.5 - - 1 -
Balls Runs Wkts Avg BB. 5wl 10wM
265 91 1 91 1-91 - -
Slow-medium spin bowler for Essex 1890-1913. Favoured the off-break but could produce a leg-break for variety and often wicket taking effect.
Twice took 17 wickets in a match, something equalled by AP Freeman.
He first did this against the Autralians in 1893 and two years later against Hampshire.
Best season was 1895 when he came fifth in the bowling averages league (1797 wickets for less than 15 runs apiece)
He was only asked to play for England once in 1899 against Australia.

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