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Edward Williams      

Full name Edward Stephen Bruce Williams

Born November 2, 1892, Pinhoe, Devon

Died January 20, 1977, Winchester, Hampshire (aged 84 years 79 days)

Major teams Army, Services

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm slow

Education Winchester

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 29 51 2 2029 228 41.40 4 9 13 1
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 29 54 23 0 - - - 2.55 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1922 - 1935
Profile

Brigadier Edward Williams, CBE, who died on January 20 at the age of 84, was in the Winchester XIs of 1909 and 1910, and served several Army sides between the wars with distinction as a batsman and cover fielder. In 1923 he made 97 against the Navy, following it with 106 in 1925 and 228 the next season. In 1925 he had scored a double-century against Oxford University, off whose bowling eight years later he made 142 for Free Foresters. All these innings were ranked first-class.
The Cricketer

Country Fixtures Country Results
Hampshire v Middlesex at Southampton - May 1-4
Hampshire 336 Middlesex 84/3 (34 ov)
Kent v Glamorgan at Canterbury - May 1-4
Glamorgan 260 & 16/1 (6.5 ov) Kent 488
Northants v Derbyshire at Northampton - May 1-4
Derbyshire 324 Northants 66/0 (20.2 ov)
Notts v Yorkshire at Nottingham - May 1-4
Notts 261 Yorkshire 170/4 (42.3 ov)
Somerset v Lancashire at Taunton - May 1-4
Lancashire 493/9d Somerset 14/0 (6 ov)
Surrey v Durham at The Oval - May 1-4
Surrey 457 Durham 156/2 (43.3 ov)
Sussex v Leics at Hove - May 1-4
Sussex 163 Leics 300/4 (81.2 ov)
Worcs v Essex at Worcester - May 1-4
Essex 335/2 (90 ov)
Division 3: Cheshire Women v Neth Women in England (venue TBA)
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Division 3: Northants Wm v Scot Women in England (venue TBA)
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