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Rodney Palmer      

Full name Rodney Howell Palmer

Born November 24, 1907, Sherfield-on-Loddon, Hampshire

Died April 24, 1987, Newbury, Berkshire (aged 79 years 151 days)

Major teams Berkshire, Cambridge University, Hampshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast

Education Harrow School; Cambridge University

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 4 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 4 554 292 9 5/93 32.44 3.16 61.5 1 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1929 - 1933
Profile

Lt-Col Rodney Palmer MC was tall and strongly built, he bowled fast with a late swerve and was three years in the Harrow XI. He did not get a Blue at Cambridge but made three appearances for Hampshire between 1930 and 1933. His one notable performance was to take 5for 93 against Yorkshire at Sheffield in 1933. He had also played for Berkshire.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Sri Lanka A at Chester-le-Street - Jun 26-29
Sri Lanka A 353 & 143/2 (52 ov) Durham 205
Hampshire v Somerset at Southampton - Jun 26-29
Hampshire 219 & 173/4 (64.4 ov) Somerset 474/8d
Kent v Derbyshire at Canterbury - Jun 26-29
Kent 379 & 32/0 (11.3 ov) Derbyshire 574/9d
Middlesex v Lancashire at Lord's - Jun 26-29
Lancashire 513 Middlesex 419/5 (111 ov)
Warwickshire v Notts at Birmingham - Jun 26-29
Notts 152 & 81/2 (28.3 ov) Warwickshire 311
Yorkshire v Pakistan A at Leeds - Jun 26-29
Yorkshire 246 & 57/0 (18.2 ov) Pakistan A 357
Leics v Gloucs at Leicester - Jun 27-30
Leics 334 Gloucs 69/0 (27.2 ov)
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