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Bill Becher      

Full name William Fane Wrixon Becher

Born September 7, 1915, Roxborough, Co Limerick, Ireland

Died January 6, 2000, Brighton, Sussex (aged 84 years 121 days)

Major teams Sussex

Also known as Sir William Becher , Bart, MC

Batting style Right-hand bat

Other Administrator

William Fane Wrixon Becher
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 3 5 0 48 20 9.60 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1939 - 1939
Profile

Bill Becher is best remembered as the second founder of I Zingari, restoring the club through his drive, determination and charm after the Second World War. He played three times for Sussex in 1939 as a batsman, and captained Wiltshire from 1949 to 1953. He was also a member of the British Board of Boxing Control.
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Bill Becher

Bill Becher

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Worcs at Chester-le-Street - Jun 26-29
Durham 197 Worcs 165/4 (36 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 260/8 (89 ov)
Hampshire v Somerset at Southampton - Jun 26-29
Hampshire 211/9d Somerset 18/0 (6 ov)
Northants v Leics at Northampton - Jun 26-29
Northants 261 Leics 61/4 (21.3 ov)
Notts v Kent at Nottingham - Jun 26-29
Kent 180 Notts 120/3 (36.2 ov)
Sussex v Gloucs at Hove - Jun 26-29
Sussex 358/9d Gloucs 28/0 (4.3 ov)
Warwickshire v Lancashire at Birmingham - Jun 26-29
Lancashire 273 Warwickshire 3/1 (5.5 ov)
Yorkshire v Surrey at Leeds - Jun 26-29
Surrey 374/6 (96 ov)
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