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William Robertson      

Full name William Parish Robertson

Born September 5, 1879, Lima, Peru

Died May 7, 1950, Deynes Farm, Debden, Essex (aged 70 years 244 days)

Major teams Cambridge University, Middlesex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Education Harrow School; Cambridge University

William Parish Robertson
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 116 187 13 4510 130 25.91 4 61 15
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 116 36 27 0 - - - 4.50 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1899 - 1919
Profile

William Robertson was in the Harrow XI from 1896 to 1898, he went to Cambridge and gained a Blue in 1901. A fast-scoring, attractive batsman, he subsequently played for Middlesex up to 1914. In 1914 he scored 580 runs, average 38.66, in Championship matches, including 130 against Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge. He toured America in 1899 under K. S. Ranjitsinhji.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Latest Photos

1940

William Robertson (Middlesex)

William Robertson (Middlesex)

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Northants v Essex at Northampton - May 28-31
Match drawn
Notts v Durham at Nottingham - May 28-31
Match drawn
Sussex v Derbyshire at Hove - May 28-31
Sussex won by 10 wickets
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 29-Jun 1
Leics 341 Kent 117/2 (44 ov)
Middlesex v Hampshire at Northwood - May 29-Jun 1
Middlesex 467/3d Hampshire 131 & 100/4 (37 ov) (f/o)
Worcs v Gloucs at Worcester - May 29-Jun 1
Worcs 439 & 151/5 (38.2 ov) Gloucs 364/6d
Yorkshire v Lancashire at Leeds - May 29-Jun 1
Yorkshire 308 & 236 Lancashire 196 & 41/1 (23.2 ov, target 349)
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