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Edward Lester      

Full name Edward Lester

Born date unknown

Major teams Middlesex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 7 11 4 41 13 5.85 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 7 18 10 0 - - - 3.33 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1929 - 1930
Profile

Edward Lester is one of cricket's mysteries. He played seven matches as a professional for Middlesex in 1929 and 1930. He was not a keeper, did not bowl (other than a few overs in one innings) and almost all the time batted at No. 10. His record speaks for itself. Unlike the vast majority of first-class cricketers no information exists as to his birth or death.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Glamorgan at Chester-le-Street - Jun 19-22
Durham won by 9 wickets
Essex v Warwickshire at Chelmsford - Jun 19-22
Essex won by an innings and 164 runs
Lancashire v Hampshire at Manchester - Jun 19-22
Lancashire won by an innings and 30 runs
Worcs v Kent at Worcester - Jun 19-22
Worcs won by 4 wickets
Only unofficial Test: Eng Lions v Sth Africa A at Canterbury - Jun 21-24
Eng Lions 386 Sth Africa A 227/7 (64 ov)
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