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William Bates      

Full name William Ederick Bates

Born March 5, 1884, Kirkheaton, Yorkshire

Died January 17, 1957, Belfast, Ireland (aged 72 years 318 days)

Major teams Glamorgan, Wales, Yorkshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 406 684 30 15964 200* 24.40 13 250 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 406 12915 8671 230 8/93 37.70 4.02 56.1 4 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1907 - 1931
Profile

William Bates played for his native Yorkshire, between 1907 and 1913 before joining Briton Ferry Steel C.C. in 1914 and qualifying for Glamorgan. Bates duly won a regular place in their team and became a most reliable opening batsman. In 1923 he scored a thousand runs for the season, without scoring a century, whilst in 1927 he became the first Glamorgan batsman to record a century in each innings, with 105 and 111 against Essex.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Worcs v Pakistanis at Worcester - Jul 29-30
Match drawn
South Group: Somerset v Sussex at Taunton - Jul 30
Somerset won by 10 runs
North Group: Durham v Yorkshire at Chester-le-Street
Jul 31, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
North Group: Glamorgan v Hampshire at Swansea
Jul 31, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
South Group: Kent v Gloucs at Canterbury
Jul 31, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
North Group: Leics v Notts at Leicester
Jul 31, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
South Group: Middlesex v Essex at Lord's
Jul 31, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
North Group: Northants v Derbyshire at Northampton
Jul 31, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
North Group: Worcs v Lancashire at Worcester
Jul 31, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
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