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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
Durham v Hampshire at Chester-le-Street - Sep 1-3
Hampshire won by 7 wickets
Essex v Northants at Chelmsford - Sep 1-4
Essex 360 & 55/1 (24.1 ov) Northants 275
Kent v Lancashire at Canterbury - Sep 1-4
Kent 570/8d Lancashire 259 & 47/2 (15.4 ov) (f/o)
Leics v Gloucs at Leicester - Sep 1-4
Leics 415 Gloucs 249/8 (86.4 ov)
Surrey v Derbyshire at The Oval - Sep 1-4
Derbyshire 313 Surrey 560 (158.3 ov)
Warwickshire v Middlesex at Birmingham - Sep 1-4
Middlesex 207 Warwickshire 224/8 (82 ov)
Worcs v Sussex at Worcester - Sep 1-4
Worcs 210 & 59/3 (26 ov) Sussex 510/5d
Yorkshire v Somerset at Leeds - Sep 1-3
Yorkshire won by an innings and 126 runs
1st ODI: England v Australia at Southampton - Sep 3
Australia 305/6 England 212/7 (39.2/50 ov)
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