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William Mercer      

Full name William Norman Mercer

Born May 30, 1922, Prescot, Lancashire

Died April 11, 1989, Brighton, Sussex (aged 66 years 316 days)

Major teams South Africa Air Force, Sussex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak googly

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 3 4 1 40 24 13.33 0 0 2 0
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5w 10
First-class 3 103 6 3/31 17.16 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1942/43 - 1956
Country Fixtures Country Results
Northants v Essex at Northampton - May 28-31
Northants 444 & 56/4 (19 ov) Essex 640
Notts v Durham at Nottingham - May 28-31
Notts 534 & 104/1 (31 ov) Durham 447
Sussex v Derbyshire at Hove - May 28-31
Derbyshire 150 & 195/6 (74 ov) Sussex 447/8d
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 29-Jun 1
Leics 341 Kent 117/2 (44 ov)
Middlesex v Hampshire at Northwood - May 29-Jun 1
Middlesex 467/3d Hampshire 131 & 62/3 (20 ov) (f/o)
Worcs v Gloucs at Worcester - May 29-Jun 1
Worcs 439 Gloucs 226/5 (78 ov)
Yorkshire v Lancashire at Leeds - May 29-Jun 1
Yorkshire 308 & 77/3 (31 ov) Lancashire 196
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