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William Wilkinson      

Full name William Wilkinson

Born July 5, 1859, Kimberley, Nottinghamshire

Died October 6, 1940, Standard Hill, Nottingham (aged 81 years 93 days)

Major teams Nottinghamshire

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 5 7 2 34 16* 6.80 0 0 4 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 5 250 133 5 3/41 26.60 3.19 50.0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1892 - 1893
Profile

William Wilkinson played five uneventful matches for Nottinghamshire as a professional. During his playing career he claimed to have been born in 1869, ten years later than it was, in order to persuade the Trent Bridge authorities to take him on.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Cambs MCCU v Notts at Cambridge - Mar 28-30
Notts 339 Cambs MCCU 54/2 (21 ov)
Glamorgan v Cardiff MCCU at Cardiff - Mar 28-30
Glamorgan 199/2 (60.1 ov)
Gloucs v Durham MCCU at Bristol - Mar 28-30
Gloucs 405/7d (101.4 ov)
Kent v Lds-Brd MCCU at Canterbury - Mar 28-30
Kent 370/6d Lds-Brd MCCU 64/1 (24.4 ov)
Leics v Lbroug MCCU at Leicester - Mar 28-30
Leics 194 Lbroug MCCU 64/1 (28.5 ov)
Oxford MCCU v Surrey at Oxford - Mar 28-30
Surrey 335/7d Oxford MCCU 67/3 (30 ov)
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