Eddie Wilson (sportsman) – Wikipedia



Scottish cricketer and badminton participant

Edward Wardlaw Wilson (19 August 1907 – 16 April 1982) used to be a Scottish firstclass cricketer and cricket administrator, and badminton participant.

Wilson used to be born in August 1907 at Burntisland, Fife. He used to be skilled in Edinburgh on the Royal Top College, ahead of matriculating to the College of Edinburgh to review legislation.[1] A membership cricketer for the Royal Top College Cricket Membership, for whom he scored closely for,[2] Wilson made a unmarried look in firstclass cricket for Scotland in opposition to Eire at Edinburgh in 1936.[3] Batting two times within the fit, he used to be disregarded within the Scottish first innings with out scoring by way of James Graham, whilst of their 2nd innings he used to be disregarded for a unmarried run by way of Charles Billingsley.[4] He later served because the president of the Scottish Cricket Union in 1963.[5]

Along with taking part in cricket, Wilson used to be additionally a badminton and used to be capped 25 occasions for Scotland between 1931 and 1950.[6] Locally, he used to be a six occasions Scottish Nationwide Badminton Championships doubles winner and a 4 occasions blended doubles winner. In his prison occupation as a solicitor, Wilson used to be a spouse within the company Messrs Skene, Edwards & Garson.[1] Wilson died at Edinburgh in April 1982.


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