David Fletcher      

Full name David George William Fletcher

Born July 6, 1924, Sutton, Surrey

Died April 27, 2015 (aged 90 years 295 days)

Major teams Surrey

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Education Sutton Grammar School

David George William Fletcher
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 316 519 41 14461 194 30.25 22 178 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 316 6 0 0 - - - 0.00 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1946 - 1961
Profile

David Fletcher joined Surrey straight after the war, making an immediate impact with four hundreds in 1947, winning a place in the Players side against the Gentlemen at Scarborough. One of his hundreds came in bizarre circumstances when he played for the North against the South at Kingston-upon-Thames after the visiting side found themselves one short.

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Jul 16, 1954

David Fletcher flicks to leg side on his way to 89, Surrey v Gloucestershire, County Championship, The Oval, 3rd day, July 16, 1954

David Fletcher flicks to leg side on his way to 89

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Jul 16, 1953

Peter Loader is congratulated by David Fletcher (standing) for his 8 for 21 as Bernie Constable, Arthur McIntyre, Ken Barrington and John McMahon look on, Surrey v Worcestershire, County Championship, 2nd day, The Oval, July 16, 1953

Peter Loader is congratulated by David Fletcher for his 8 for 21

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Sep 2, 1948

David Fletcher

David Fletcher

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3rd Investec Test: England v Australia at Birmingham - Jul 29-Aug 2
Australia 136 & 168/7 (55 ov) England 281
Group B: Kent v Hampshire at Canterbury - Jul 30
Kent won by 5 wickets (with 42 balls remaining)
Group B: Sussex v Notts at Hove - Jul 30
Notts won by 4 wickets (with 22 balls remaining)
Group A: Durham v Surrey at Chester-le-Street
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Group A: Leics v Gloucs at Leicester
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Group A: Somerset v Worcs at Taunton
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Group B: Middlesex v Kent at Radlett
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Group A: Derbyshire v Northants at Derby
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Group B: Glamorgan v Essex at Cardiff
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