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Fred Root      

Full name Charles Frederick Root

Born April 16, 1890, Somercotes, Derbyshire

Died January 20, 1954, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire (aged 63 years 279 days)

Major teams England, Derbyshire, Worcestershire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

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Charles Frederick Root
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 3 - - - - - - - - - - - 1 0
First-class 365 586 51 7911 107 14.78 1 23 244 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 3 3 642 194 8 4/84 4/84 24.25 1.81 80.2 1 0 0
First-class 365 80614 31933 1512 9/23 21.11 2.37 53.3 125 33
Career statistics
Test debut England v Australia at Nottingham, Jun 12-15, 1926 scorecard
Last Test England v Australia at Manchester, Jul 24-27, 1926 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1910 - 1932
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Wisden obituary
Charles Frederick Root, who died in the Royal Hospital, Wolverhampton, on January 20, aged 63, was celebrated as a leading exponent of leg-theory bowling. Born in Derbyshire on April 16, 1890, Fred Root, as he was always known, served for a time on the Leicestershire ground staff before commencing his first-class career with the county of his birth in 1910. After five seasons of moderate success as an orthodox bowler came the first World War, and in 1921 Root joined Worcestershire.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Lancashire at Derby - Apr 19-22
Lancashire 293 & 36/3 Derbyshire 274
Essex v Kent at Chelmsford - Apr 19-22
Kent 193 & 163 Essex 164 & 66/3
Glamorgan v Surrey at Cardiff - Apr 19-22
Surrey 563/7d Glamorgan 124/2
Notts v Yorkshire at Nottingham - Apr 19-22
Notts 428 Yorkshire 226/3
Sussex v Worcs at Hove - Apr 19-22
Sussex 345 & 8/0 Worcs 389
Warwickshire v Hampshire at Birmingham - Apr 19-22
Hampshire 319 & 38/1 Warwickshire 280
4th Youth ODI: Aust U19 v England U19 at Perth - Apr 21
England U19 138 (49.5/50 ov)
2nd Test: West Indies v England at St George's
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