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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
Durham v Worcs at Chester-le-Street - Jun 26-29
Durham 197 Worcs 367 (86.4 ov)
Essex v Middlesex at Chelmsford - Jun 26-29
Middlesex 246 Essex 106/0 (36 ov)
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - Jun 26-29
Derbyshire 288 Glamorgan 237 (93.4 ov)
Hampshire v Somerset at Southampton - Jun 26-29
Hampshire 211/9d Somerset 43/1 (19 ov)
Northants v Leics at Northampton - Jun 26-29
Northants 261 & 60/3 (16 ov) Leics 157
Notts v Kent at Nottingham - Jun 26-29
Kent 180 & 82/4 (25 ov) Notts 371
Sussex v Gloucs at Hove - Jun 26-29
Sussex 358/9d Gloucs 31/0 (7 ov)
Warwickshire v Lancashire at Birmingham - Jun 26-29
Lancashire 273 Warwickshire 247/7 (105.4 ov)
Yorkshire v Surrey at Leeds - Jun 26-29
Surrey 516/7d Yorkshire 27/1 (10.5 ov)
ENG Women v PAK Women at Leicester - Jun 27
ENG Women won by 107 runs (D/L method)
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