WILLIAM WHYSALL'S MATCH USED CRICKET BAT: Full size "Sykes - Roy Kilner" Cricket Bat, signed in the ownership position by William Whysall, and match-used in the 1924-25 England tour of Australia. Signed on the fronr by 1924-25 England team, 18 signatures including Arthur Gilligan, J.B.Hobbs, Herbert Sutclliffe & Maurice Tate; signed on reverse by 1924-25 Australian team, 12 signatures including Herbie Collins, Bill Ponsford, Victor Richardson & Jack Gregory. Bat varnished, so signatures in Fair/Good condition, bat with some tape reinforcement at base. [William "Dodge" Whysall played 4 Tests for Enland, was a Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1925, and played 371 first-class matches for Nottinghamshire. He died tragically in 1930, after slipping on a dance floor, injuring his elbow, and contracting septicaemia].
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