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David Fletcher      

Full name David George William Fletcher

Born July 6, 1924, Sutton, Surrey

Died April 27, 2015 (aged 90 years 295 days)

Major teams Surrey

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Education Sutton Grammar School

David George William Fletcher
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 316 519 41 14461 194 30.25 22 178 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 316 6 0 0 - - - 0.00 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1946 - 1961
Profile

David Fletcher joined Surrey straight after the war, making an immediate impact with four hundreds in 1947, winning a place in the Players side against the Gentlemen at Scarborough. One of his hundreds came in bizarre circumstances when he played for the North against the South at Kingston-upon-Thames after the visiting side found themselves one short.

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Jul 16, 1954

David Fletcher flicks to leg side on his way to 89, Surrey v Gloucestershire, County Championship, The Oval, 3rd day, July 16, 1954

David Fletcher flicks to leg side on his way to 89

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Jul 16, 1953

Peter Loader is congratulated by David Fletcher (standing) for his 8 for 21 as Bernie Constable, Arthur McIntyre, Ken Barrington and John McMahon look on, Surrey v Worcestershire, County Championship, 2nd day, The Oval, July 16, 1953

Peter Loader is congratulated by David Fletcher for his 8 for 21

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Sep 2, 1948

David Fletcher

David Fletcher

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Middlesex v Durham at Lord's - May 2-5
Middlesex 463 & 89 Durham 294 & 24/2
Essex v Gloucs at Chelmsford - May 3-6
Essex 159 & 91/4 Gloucs 245
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - May 3-6
Derbyshire 205 Glamorgan 84/2
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 3-6
Leics 386 Kent 155/3
Northants v Lancashire at Northampton - May 3-6
Northants 385 Lancashire 216/4
Worcs v Somerset at Worcester - May 3-6
Somerset 250 Worcs 402
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