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William Case      

Full name William Sterndale Case

Born August 24, 1873, Northam, Oxford

Died March 18, 1922, St Giles, Oxford (aged 48 years 206 days)

Major teams Gentlemen of England, Marylebone Cricket Club

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Education Winchester College

Relation Father - T Case, Brother - TB Case

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 2 4 0 26 11 6.50 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1895-1896
Profile

William Case was quite a good cricketer, although he did not obtain his blue at Oxford, like his father and brother. He was, however, a member of the Winchester eleven in 1890 and 1891, when he scored 44 runs in his three innings against Eton. He was described as : " A painstaking, careful bat . . . a safe catch and good field ; can bowl slow left-hand, and was a useful change bowler." Subsequently he played for the Harlequins and Oxfordshire.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Hampshire at Derby - Apr 20-23
Hampshire 328 & 183/3 Derbyshire 399
Durham v Somerset at Chester-le-Street - Apr 20-23
Durham 308 & 213/9d Somerset 185 & 116/4
Glamorgan v Gloucs at Cardiff - Apr 20-23
Glamorgan 145 & 118/6 Gloucs 231
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - Apr 20-23
Leics 333 & 259/5d Kent 269/7d & 0/1
Lancashire v Warwickshire at Manchester - Apr 20-23
Lancashire 247 & 168/5 Warwickshire 324
Surrey v Essex at The Oval - Apr 20-23
Essex 306 & 148/2 Surrey 237
Yorkshire v Northants at Leeds - Apr 20-23
Yorkshire won by an innings and 120 runs
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