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William Robertson      

Full name William Parish Robertson

Born September 5, 1879, Lima, Peru

Died May 7, 1950, Deynes Farm, Debden, Essex (aged 70 years 244 days)

Major teams Cambridge University, Middlesex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Education Harrow School; Cambridge University

William Parish Robertson
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 116 187 13 4510 130 25.91 4 61 15
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 116 36 27 0 - - - 4.50 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1899 - 1919
Profile

William Robertson was in the Harrow XI from 1896 to 1898, he went to Cambridge and gained a Blue in 1901. A fast-scoring, attractive batsman, he subsequently played for Middlesex up to 1914. In 1914 he scored 580 runs, average 38.66, in Championship matches, including 130 against Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge. He toured America in 1899 under K. S. Ranjitsinhji.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

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1940

William Robertson (Middlesex)

William Robertson (Middlesex)

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Hampshire at Chester-le-Street - Sep 1-3
Hampshire won by 7 wickets
Essex v Northants at Chelmsford - Sep 1-4
Essex 360 & 55/1 (24.1 ov) Northants 275
Kent v Lancashire at Canterbury - Sep 1-4
Kent 570/8d Lancashire 259 & 47/2 (15.4 ov) (f/o)
Leics v Gloucs at Leicester - Sep 1-4
Leics 415 Gloucs 249/8 (86.4 ov)
Surrey v Derbyshire at The Oval - Sep 1-4
Derbyshire 313 Surrey 560 (158.3 ov)
Warwickshire v Middlesex at Birmingham - Sep 1-4
Middlesex 207 Warwickshire 224/8 (82 ov)
Worcs v Sussex at Worcester - Sep 1-4
Worcs 210 & 59/3 (26 ov) Sussex 510/5d
Yorkshire v Somerset at Leeds - Sep 1-3
Yorkshire won by an innings and 126 runs
1st ODI: England v Australia at Southampton - Sep 3
Australia 305/6 England 52/0 (8.4/50 ov)
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