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Viscount Lewisham      

Full name William Heneage Legge (Viscount Lewisham)

Born May 6, 1851, Westminster, London

Died March 11, 1936, Patshull House, Staffordshire (aged 84 years 310 days)

Major teams Marylebone Cricket Club

Also known as succeeded as 6th Earl of Dartmouth in 1891

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm slow (roundarm)

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 1 2 2 29 24* - 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1877 - 1877
Profile

As Viscount Lewisham he played cricket with much enthusiasm, but did not succeed in getting into either the Eton or Oxford XI. He often took part in MCC matches, and captained the House of Commons XI. Closely connected with Kent cricket he was President of the County Club in 1888. Five years later he became MCC President and was trustee of the club. He was Governor of I Zingari and for 40 years President of the Staffordshire County Club.
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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
Leics v Essex at Leicester - Aug 23-25
Essex won by an innings and 10 runs
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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