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Ben Brocklehurst      

Full name Benjamin Gilbert Brocklehurst

Born February 18, 1922, Knapton, Norfolk

Died June 16, 2007 (aged 85 years 118 days)

Major teams Somerset

Batting style Right-hand bat

Education Bradfield College

Relation Son-in-law - RA Hutton, Grandson - BL Hutton, Grandson - OR Hutton

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 64 116 9 1671 89 15.61 0 6 26 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 64 27 36 1 1/3 36.00 8.00 27.0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1952-1954
Profile

Ben Brocklehurst played life much as he did cricket: with drive, energy, optimism and courage. There were no half measures. When the ball came his way his first instinct was to hit it hard. When a good idea occurred to him or someone else, his reaction was invariably: "OK. Let's give it a go."

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South Division: Middlesex v Surrey at Lord's - Jul 24
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