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Robert Felton      

Full name Robert Felton

Born December 27, 1909, Streatham, London

Died October 4, 1982, Ealing, Middlesex (aged 72 years 281 days)

Major teams Middlesex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Education St Paul's

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 13 22 0 558 171 25.36 1 2 5 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 13 274 152 2 1/4 76.00 3.32 137.0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1935-1948
Profile

Bob Felton died after a long illness on October 5, 1982, aged 72. He made many runs for St Paul's, where he was four years in the Eleven, and, after proving himself a valuable member of the Middlesex Second Eleven, played a number of times for the county between 1935 and 1948, scoring in all 496 runs with an average of 27.56. He played one outstanding innings of 171 against Cambridge at Fenner's in 1937, reaching his hundred in 110 minutes and putting on 138 with Hulme for the fifth wicket in just over an hour. Altogether he batted for 160 minutes. He had a beautiful pair of wrists and was a particularly good cutter. For years he was a heavy scorer in club cricket around London.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
Northants v Somerset at Northampton - Jul 12-15
Somerset 375 & 249/8d Northants 221 & 98/4
Durham v Warwickshire at Chester-le-Street - Jul 13-16
Warwickshire 472 Durham 24/1
Essex v Hampshire at Colchester - Jul 13-16
Hampshire 246 Essex 62/1
Lancashire v Notts at Liverpool - Jul 13-16
Lancashire 225 & 55/2 Notts 261
Worcs v Leics at Worcester - Jul 13-16
Worcs 321 & 29/2 Leics 280
Gloucs v Derbyshire at Cheltenham - Jul 14-17
Gloucs 301/6
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