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William Odell      

Full name William Ward Odell

Born November 5, 1881, Leicester

Died October 4, 1917, near Passchendaele, Belgium (aged 35 years 333 days)

Major teams Leicestershire, London County

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

William Ward Odell
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 193 299 53 3368 75 13.69 0 9 88 0
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5w 10
First-class 193 17416 737 8/20 23.63 45 6
Career statistics
First-class span 1901 - 1914
Profile

Second Lieut. William Ward Odell (Sherwood Foresters), born November 5, 1885; missing, believed killed, October, Military Cross. Had been wounded. For several seasons Odell was one of the best bowlers in the Leicestershire Eleven. He was right handed and bowled medium-pace. He met with marked success for Gentlemen against Players at the Oval in 1905, taking four wickets for 86 runs and six for 54.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Latest Photos

Jul 2, 1911

William Odell

William Odell

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Yorkshire 557/6d Durham 208 & 168/2 (47 ov) (f/o)
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Sussex 601/6d Warwickshire 298/5 (98.5 ov)
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Notts v Worcs at Nottingham - Jun 29-Jul 2
Notts 240 & 40/1 (11.5 ov) Worcs 283
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