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William Chatterton      

Full name William Chatterton

Born December 27, 1861, Thornsett, Derbyshire

Died March 19, 1913, Flowery Field, Hyde, Cheshire (aged 51 years 82 days)

Major teams England, Derbyshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

William Chatterton
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 1 1 0 48 48 48.00 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 289 510 39 10914 169 23.17 8 53 239 4
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 289 11896 4465 208 6/42 21.46 2.25 57.1 4 1
Career statistics
Only Test South Africa v England at Cape Town, Mar 19-22, 1892 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1882 - 1902
Profile

William Chatterton, one of the greatest of Derbyshire cricketers, died of consumption at Flowery Field, Hyde, on March 19th, in his 50th year. For many years he occupied a high position among professional batsmen, and it was due largely to him that his county was reinstated among the first-class sides in 1894. Although he had many strokes, his batting was essentially watchful and steady. That his careful methods paid is proved by the fact that for Derbyshire alone his scored 11,619 runs with an average of 25.15. In addition, he took 199 wickets for the county at a cost of just under 23 runs each. For the M.C.C. also his all-round cricket was often most valuable, and for Mr. W. W. Read"s team in South Africa in 1891-2-his only colonial tour-he was by far the biggest run-getter. His chief scores in important cricket were as follows:-

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William Chatterton

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Kent at Derby - May 22-25
Derbyshire 492 & 9/3 (6 ov) Kent 412
Glamorgan v Essex at Cardiff - May 22-25
Glamorgan 260 & 295/3 (91 ov) Essex 313
Gloucs v Northants at Bristol - May 22-25
Northants 176 & 120/3 (42 ov) Gloucs 418
Hampshire v Notts at Southampton - May 22-25
Hampshire 270 & 189/8 (67 ov) Notts 189
Lancashire v Surrey at Manchester - May 22-24
Lancashire won by an innings and 96 runs
Leics v Worcs at Leicester - May 22-24
Worcs won by 7 wickets
Middlesex v Somerset at Lord's - May 22-25
Somerset 376 Middlesex 407/9 (139 ov)
Warwickshire v Durham at Birmingham - May 22-25
Warwickshire 313 & 114 Durham 190 & 154/4 (60 ov, target 238)
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