Sydney Francis Barnes, Eng, (1901-1914) Autograph (rare) Large signed in pencil - 1911/12 England v Australia, 34 wickets in the Ashes series

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Sydney Francis Barnes Autograph (rare)
Sydney Barnes(1873 - 1967) Autograph (rare) Large signed in pencil - 1911/12 England v Australia The autograph is as shown in the images Mr. Leslie Duckworth, in his admirable book: S. F. Barnes -- Master Bowler, published in July 1967, states that Barnes in all cricket took 6,229 wickets, average 8.33 as follows: SUMMARY OF ALL MATCHES Overs Maidens Runs Wickets Aver. Test matches 1313.3 358 3106 189 16.43 County cricket 1931.2 633 4456 226 19.71 Other first-class matches 2028.3 620 4600 304 15.13 For Staffordshire 5457.3 1647 11754 1441 8.15 League and Club 12802 3532 27974 4069 6.03 23509.3 6784 51890 6229 8.33 The tribute by Sir Neville Cardus is based mainly on the one he wrote for the 1963 Centenary Edition of Wisden. © John Wisden & Co
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