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Ted Dillon      

Full name Edward Wentworth Dillon

Born February 15, 1881, Penge, Kent

Died April 20, 1941, Totteridge, Hertfordshire (aged 60 years 64 days)

Major teams Kent, London County, Oxford University

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Education Rugby, Oxford University

Edward Wentworth Dillon
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 260 414 25 11006 143 28.29 15 213 0
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5w 10
First-class 260 2426 74 4/11 32.78 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1900 - 1923
Profile

Edward Wentworth Dillon was a brilliant left-handed batsman when at Rugby and Oxford University before doing splendid service for Kent, his county experiences extending altogether from 1900 to 1913. He practically finished his county career by his leading Kent to the championship, so repeating an achievement which stood to his name in 1909 and 1910. In this way Dillon surpassed the efforts of any of his Kent predecessors. In fact, not until C. H. B. Marsham succeeded J. R. Mason--an outstanding personality in the game for several years--did Kent first secure the honours in 1906. Yet Mason resumed as leader for the last month of the 1909 season, when Dillon stopped playing for business reasons--often a preventive of continuous cricket for him. These great cricketers had with them K. L. Hutchings--a superb batsman and fieldsman--the brothers S. H. and A. P. Day, Frank Woolley, Humphreys, Colin Blythe--taker of 178 wickets at 14 runs apiece--Arthur Fielder, Fred Huish and D. W. Carr.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Kent at Derby - May 22-25
Derbyshire 492 Kent 270/5 (92.3 ov)
Glamorgan v Essex at Cardiff - May 22-25
Glamorgan 260 & 149/2 (44 ov) Essex 313
Gloucs v Northants at Bristol - May 22-25
Northants 176 Gloucs 416/9 (134 ov)
Hampshire v Notts at Southampton - May 22-25
Hampshire 270 & 52/3 (21 ov) Notts 189
Lancashire v Surrey at Manchester - May 22-25
Lancashire won by an innings and 96 runs
Leics v Worcs at Leicester - May 22-25
Leics 316 & 43 Worcs 274 & 76/3 (14.4 ov, target 86)
Middlesex v Somerset at Lord's - May 22-25
Somerset 376 Middlesex 290/5 (98 ov)
Warwickshire v Durham at Birmingham - May 22-25
Warwickshire 313 & 114 Durham 190 & 37/0 (15.2 ov, target 238)
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