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William Clarke      

Full name William Clarke

Born March 17, 1849, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire

Died May 29, 1935, Woodthorpe Park, Mapperley, Nottinghamshire (aged 86 years 73 days)

Major teams Nottinghamshire

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 6 10 0 82 17 8.20 0 0 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 6 284 126 4 2/60 31.50 2.66 71.0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1876 - 1877
Profile

CLARKE, WILLIAM, who died on May 29, in his 86th year, having been born on March 17, 1850, played in a few matches for Nottinghamshire and in the neighbourhood of Kirkby, where he was born and lived, he was known as Cricketer Clarke. A fast right arm bowler he batted left handed. In 1876 against Lancashire at Trent Bridge he took 2 wickets for 4 runs and a year later against Gloucestershire he had the satisfaction of seeing W. G. Grace caught off his bowling for 3. Between 1877 and 1892 he was coach to the Royal Artillery Officers at Woolwich.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Sussex at Chester-le-Street - Apr 26-29
Sussex 335 Durham 189/5
Gloucs v Derbyshire at Bristol - Apr 26-29
Gloucs 275 Derbyshire 118/1
Hampshire v Notts at Southampton - Apr 26-29
Notts 371 Hampshire 10/1
Lancashire v Kent at Manchester - Apr 26-29
Lancashire 444
Leics v Northants at Leicester - Apr 26-29
Northants 251 Leics 177/6
Somerset v Middlesex at Taunton - Apr 26-29
Somerset 408 Middlesex 123/2
Surrey v Essex at The Oval - Apr 26-29
Surrey 340 Essex 29/0
Yorkshire v Warwickshire at Leeds - Apr 26-29
Warwickshire 382/7
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