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William Soppitt      

Full name William John Blair Soppitt

Born December 30, 1856, Maidstone, Kent

Died October 29, 1910, Shepherd's Bush, Fulham, London (aged 53 years 303 days)

Major teams Middlesex

Also known as birth registered as William James Soppitt

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 2 4 0 15 10 3.75 0 0 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 2 256 159 5 5/159 31.80 3.72 51.2 1 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1887 - 1887
Profile

William Soppitt played for Middlesex Colts a decade before his first-class debut for South in 1887. The wait did him no good as he bagged a pair batting in the middle order. Three weeks later he made his one Middlesex appearance and opening the bowling against Oxford University he took 5 for 152 as the county lost by an innings.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Investec Test: England v New Zealand at Leeds - May 29-Jun 2
New Zealand won by 199 runs
Derbyshire v Gloucs at Derby - May 31-Jun 3
Gloucs 329 Derbyshire 77/2
Essex v Leics at Chelmsford - May 31-Jun 3
Essex 166 & 276 Leics 280 & 55/0
Glamorgan v Northants at Cardiff - May 31-Jun 3
Glamorgan 371 Northants 157 & 163/4 (f/o)
Hampshire v Worcs at Southampton - May 31-Jun 3
Hampshire 222 & 1/0 Worcs 403/5d
Middlesex v Warwickshire at Lord's - May 31-Jun 3
Warwickshire 342 & 58/2 Middlesex 260
Surrey v Lancashire at The Oval - May 31-Jun 3
Surrey 448 Lancashire 342/8
Notts v Sussex at Nottingham - Jun 1-4
Notts 255 & 228/7 Sussex 189
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