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Bill Mitchell      

Full name William MacFarlane Mitchell

Born August 15, 1929, Lewisham, London

Died November 8, 2005, Westminster Abbey, London (aged 76 years 85 days)

Major teams Oxford University

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak googly

Education Dulwich College; Merton College, Oxford

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 26 40 8 480 48 15.00 0 0 12 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 26 3285 1998 35 5/107 57.08 3.64 93.8 1 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1951 - 1953
Profile

Bill Mitchell was a legspinner in the Oxford XI for three seasons, winning Blues in 1951 and 1952, but he lost his place in the side before the Varsity match in his final year.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Middlesex v Durham at Lord's - May 2-5
Middlesex won by 187 runs
Essex v Gloucs at Chelmsford - May 3-5
Gloucs won by 9 wickets
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - May 3-6
Derbyshire 205 Glamorgan 103/4d
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 3-6
Leics 386 & 189/8 Kent 268
Northants v Lancashire at Northampton - May 3-6
Northants 385 & 42/2 Lancashire 436
Worcs v Somerset at Worcester - May 3-5
Worcs won by an innings and 62 runs
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