Deaths in Sport in 1930

  • Jan 28 Clarence Skelton Wimble, cricket (score pair in Test for S Af), dies
  • Mar 6 William Milton, British cricketer (South African Test capt in 3 Tests 1889-92), dies at 75
  • Apr 21 Alex Smith, Scottish golfer (US Open 1906, 10), dies at 56
  • Jun 11 George Alexander, British cricketer (two early Tests for Australia), dies at 79
  • Jun 12 Dyce Willcocks, cricketer ("Grand Old Man" of Canadian cricket), dies
  • Jun 13 Henry Segrave, British racing driver who held land speed records and the water speed record (b. 1896)
  • Jul 14 W H Ashley, cricketer (Test South Africa, 7 wkts), dies
  • Aug 20 Charles Bannerman, Australian cricket batsman (1st centurion), dies at 79
  • Sep 10 G A Faulkner, cricketer (South African googly all-rounder), commits suicide
  • Nov 11 William Whysall, British cricketer (4 Tests for England 1924-30), dies at 43
  • Nov 27 J T Tyldesley, cricket (1661 runs in 31 Tests for Eng 1898-1909), dies
  • Dec 9 Jim Slight, cricketer (represented Australia at Oval 1880), dies
  • Dec 19 Johnny Douglas, English cricketer and boxer, drowns at 48