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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
Derbyshire v Lancashire at Derby - Apr 19-22
Lancashire 293 & 345 Derbyshire 274 & 27/2
Essex v Kent at Chelmsford - Apr 19-21
Essex won by 5 wickets
Glamorgan v Surrey at Cardiff - Apr 19-22
Surrey 563/7d Glamorgan 419
Notts v Yorkshire at Nottingham - Apr 19-22
Notts 428 & 74/3 Yorkshire 441
Sussex v Worcs at Hove - Apr 19-22
Sussex 345 & 290 Worcs 389 & 47/0
Warwickshire v Hampshire at Birmingham - Apr 19-22
Hampshire 319 & 339 Warwickshire 280 & 47/0
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