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William Lambert      

Full name William Lambert

Born April 19, 1843, Hatfield, Hertfordshire

Died March 4, 1927, St Fagan's, Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales (aged 83 years 319 days)

Major teams Middlesex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium (roundarm)

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 7 14 3 112 34* 10.18 0 0 9 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 7 92 54 1 1/14 54.00 3.52 92.0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1874 - 1877
Profile

It was said of him, "Is an excellent batsman, bowls middle-paced round-armed, and fields generally at slip". He played occasionally for Middlesex in 1874, 1875 and 1877 and the first-mentioned year made 34 not out v. Surrey at the Oval and 28 v. Yorkshire at Scarborough. He also appeared for Hertfordshire. His brother, George Lambert, was Tennis champion of England.
Wisden Cricketers Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
Cambs MCCU v Notts at Cambridge - Mar 28-30
Notts 339 & 74/2 (24.3 ov) Cambs MCCU 123
Glamorgan v Cardiff MCCU at Cardiff - Mar 28-30
Glamorgan 342/7d (89.2 ov)
Gloucs v Durham MCCU at Bristol - Mar 28-30
Gloucs 405/7d Durham MCCU 78/2 (17 ov)
Kent v Lds-Brd MCCU at Canterbury - Mar 28-30
Kent 370/6d & 67/1 (17.4 ov) Lds-Brd MCCU 204
Leics v Lbroug MCCU at Leicester - Mar 28-30
Leics 194 Lbroug MCCU 185/4 (66.1 ov)
Oxford MCCU v Surrey at Oxford - Mar 28-30
Surrey 335/7d & 38/1 (12.3 ov) Oxford MCCU 172
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