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Colin Mitchell      

Full name Colin Gerald Mitchell

Born January 27, 1929, Brislington, Somerset

Died September 13, 2007, Brislington (aged 78 years 229 days)

Major teams Somerset

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 30 45 20 186 26* 7.44 0 0 9 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 30 3907 2035 53 6/62 38.39 3.12 73.7 2 1
Career statistics
First-class span 1952 - 1954
Profile

Colin Mitchell played 30 matches for Somerset between 1952 and 1954 as a right-arm fast-medium opening bowler. His only full season was in 1953 when in 24 matches he took 47 wickets at 36.08, including a career-best 6 for 62 against Worcestershire. His job as a teacher ended his first-class career, although he captained Brislington CC for 13 years and went on to become club president.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Group A: Durham v Yorkshire at Chester-le-Street - Aug 2
Yorkshire won by 32 runs (D/L method)
Group B: Essex v Notts at Chelmsford - Aug 2
Notts won by 7 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)
Group A: Gloucs v Somerset at Bristol - Aug 2
Gloucs won by 3 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
Group B: Kent v Sussex at Canterbury - Aug 2
Kent won by 8 wickets (with 115 balls remaining)
Group B: Lancashire v Warwickshire at Manchester - Aug 2
Warwickshire won by 3 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
Group A: Surrey v Derbyshire at Guildford - Aug 2
Surrey won by 77 runs
Group A: Worcs v Northants at Worcester - Aug 2
Northants won by 21 runs
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