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Fred Dobson      

Full name Frederick Dobson

Born October 12, 1898, Olton, Solihull, Warwickshire

Died October 15, 1980, Burley, Hampshire (aged 82 years 3 days)

Major teams Warwickshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 3 3 0 9 7 3.00 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 3 354 138 7 3/51 19.71 2.33 50.5 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1928 - 1928
Profile

Fred Dobson, who died at his home in Burley, Hants on October 15, three days after his 82nd birthday, played three matches for Warwickshire in 1928, when his left-arm spinners brought him seven wickets at 19.72 apiece. Law work prevented his regular appearance and after his taste of county cricket he preferred the game at Second XI level. He was proud of the fact that he played against a Gloucestershire Gentlemen's team which included W. G. Grace (and actually bowled against WG), while in 1923 he played in a match in North Wales in which appeared S. F. Barnes and L. N. Constantine.
Wisden Cricket Monthly

Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Warwickshire at Chester-le-Street - Aug 23-26
Durham 207 Warwickshire 344/7 (116 ov)
Glamorgan v Sussex at Cardiff - Aug 23-26
Glamorgan 252 & 149/2 (45.3 ov) Sussex 283
Gloucs v Kent at Bristol - Aug 23-26
Gloucs 221 & 34/4 (16.3 ov) Kent 533/6d
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton - Aug 23-26
Hampshire 338 Somerset 534/7 (134 ov)
Surrey v Lancashire at The Oval - Aug 23-26
Lancashire 287 & 203/8 (63 ov) Surrey 480
Worcs v Northants at Worcester - Aug 23-26
Northants 551 Worcs 195/3 (57.2 ov)
Yorkshire v Notts at Scarborough - Aug 23-26
Yorkshire 282 & 263/4d Notts 94 & 61/3 (23 ov, target 452)
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