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William Deedes      

Full name William Deedes

Born October 17, 1796, Sandling Park, Kent

Died November 30, 1862, Belgravia, Westminster, London (aged 66 years 44 days)

Major teams Hampshire, Kent

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 24 43 2 367 59 8.95 0 10 0
Bowling averages
Mat Wkts BBI 5w 10
First-class 24 28 3/? 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Old Etonians v Old Wykehamists at Lord's, Jul 14-15, 1817 scorecard
Last First-class Hampshire and Surrey v Sussex XI at Bramshill, Aug 7-8, 1826 scorecard
Profile

William Deedes was a fast underhand bowler and a good fielder - no mean feat on the outfields of the time - and a reasonable batsman who was president of MCC in 1831 by which time his brief career as a player was over. He was in later years an MP.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Leics v Kent at Leicester - Jul 5-8
Leics 159 & 66/4 (20 ov) Kent 210
Notts v Middlesex at Nottingham - Jul 5-8
Middlesex 374 Notts 120/2 (40.4 ov)
Somerset v Sussex at Taunton - Jul 5-8
Sussex 208 Somerset 60/4 (22.4 ov)
Warwickshire v Yorkshire at Birmingham - Jul 5-8
Yorkshire 213 & 22/0 (10 ov) Warwickshire 69
Derbyshire v Glamorgan at Chesterfield - Jul 6-9
Glamorgan 43/2 (12 ov)
Lancashire v Essex at Manchester - Jul 6-9
Lancashire 96/4 (25.4 ov)
Worcs v Hampshire at Worcester - Jul 6-9
Worcs 150/3 (48 ov)
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