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Douglas Bader      

Full name Douglas Robert Steuart Bader

Born February 21, 1910, St John's Wood, London

Died September 4, 1982, Chiswick, London (aged 72 years 195 days)

Major teams Royal Air Force

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style (unknown arm) fast

Education St Edward's School, Oxford

Douglas Robert Steuart Bader
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 1 2 0 66 65 33.00 0 1 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1931 - 1931
Profile

Group Captain Sir Douglas Bader, CBE, DSO, DFC, the famous airman, who died on September 5, 1982, aged 72, was captain of St Edward's School, Oxford, in 1928. A good attacking bat and a useful fast-medium bowler, he later played for the RAF and in 1931 made 65, the top score, for them against the Army, a fixture which in those days had first-class status. He gained greater distinction at rugger, and at the time of the accident the following winter which cost him his legs he was in the running for an England cap..
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Notes

Knighted for services to the disabled in 1956

Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Investec Test: England v Pakistan at Manchester - Jul 22-26
England 589/8d & 98/1 (21 ov) Pakistan 198
Eng Lions v Pakistan A at Canterbury - Jul 24
Eng Lions won by 56 runs
Division 2: Essex Women v Neth Women in England (venue TBA)
Jul 24, 2016 (09:30 GMT | 16:10 EDT | 15:10 CDT | 13:10 PDT)
Division 1: Ire. Women v Yorkshire Women in England (venue TBA)
Jul 24, 2016 (09:30 GMT | 16:10 EDT | 15:10 CDT | 13:10 PDT)
Division 3: Northants Wm v Scot Women in England (venue TBA)
Jul 24, 2016 (09:30 GMT | 16:10 EDT | 15:10 CDT | 13:10 PDT)
South Group: Essex v Surrey at Chelmsford - Jul 24
Surrey won by 66 runs
South Group: Gloucs v Sussex at Cheltenham - Jul 24
Gloucs won by 51 runs
North Group: Leics v Yorkshire at Leicester - Jul 24
Yorkshire won by 191 runs
South Group: Middlesex v Kent at Lord's - Jul 24
Middlesex won by 6 wickets (with 31 balls remaining)
North Group: Northants v Durham at Northampton - Jul 24
Northants won by 170 runs
South Group: Somerset v Glamorgan at Taunton - Jul 24
Somerset won by 33 runs (D/L method)
North Group: Warwickshire v Worcs at Birmingham - Jul 24
Warwickshire won by 8 wickets (with 164 balls remaining)
Division 1: Ire. Women v Middlesex Women in England (venue TBA)
Jul 24, 2016 (12:30 GMT | 16:10 EDT | 15:10 CDT | 13:10 PDT)
Division 2: Neth Women v Wales Women in England (venue TBA)
Jul 24, 2016 (12:30 GMT | 16:10 EDT | 15:10 CDT | 13:10 PDT)
Division 3: Shrop Women v Scot Women in England (venue TBA)
Jul 24, 2016 (12:30 GMT | 16:10 EDT | 15:10 CDT | 13:10 PDT)
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