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Doug Slade      

Full name Douglas Norman Frank Slade

Born August 24, 1940, Feckenham, Worcestershire

Current age 75 years 309 days

Major teams Minor Counties, Shropshire, Worcestershire

Also known as birth registered as Norman Frank Douglas Slade

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 280 395 103 5275 125 18.06 1 193 0
List A 45 38 6 452 54 14.12 0 1 11 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 280 11785 502 7/47 23.47 14 1
List A 45 978 529 21 3/21 3/21 25.19 3.24 46.5 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1958 - 1971
List A span 1963 - 1978
Profile

Doug Slade was 17 when he made his county debut for Worcestershire in 1958, and with his second ball he took a wicket, finishing the summer with 52 wickets at 17.11. In 1960 he took 97 wickets, his best return, and also chipped in with 573 runs, but he missed almost all of the following season after sustaining a serious ankle injury playing football in the winter. He returned midway through 1962, and in 1963-64 was chosen in a Commonwealth XI to tour Pakistan, playing in three unofficial Tests - he made 74 not out in the second match and took 6 for 126 in the third. His contributions to the back-to-back Championships was significant, and as his career progressed he became a useful late middle-order batsman, hitting his only first-class hundred in 1969. He left the county after his benefit in 1971 but continued playing in the Birmingham League. In 1978 he scored 1407 runs for West Bromwich Dartmouth, including seven hundreds. He also played Minor Counties cricket for Shropshire. He was on the Worcestershire committee between 1981 and 1992.
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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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