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Bill Merry      

Full name William Gerald Merry

Born August 8, 1955, Newbury, Berkshire

Current age 59 years 25 days

Major teams Hertfordshire, Middlesex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Height 6 ft 1 in

Education Chells Secondary Modern

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 29 19 11 50 14* 6.25 0 0 6 0
List A 53 27 12 87 13 5.80 0 0 5 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 29 3518 1724 52 4/24 33.15 2.94 67.6 0 0
List A 53 2387 1521 55 3/19 3/19 27.65 3.82 43.4 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1979-1986
List A span 1977-1991
Profile

Bill Merry was a medium-pacer who made 26 appearances for Middlesex over four summers without every gaining a regular place in a strong, trophy-winning side, or threatening to do so. His best season came in 1980 when he took 15 wickets at 20.00 as Middlesex won the Championship, including a career-best 4 for 24 against Somerset. He played Minor County cricket for Hertfordshire either side of the his first-class career.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Worcs at Derby - Aug 31-Sep 3
Derbyshire 356 & 145/2 Worcs 385
Durham v Notts at Chester-le-Street - Aug 31-Sep 3
Durham 253 & 309 Notts 188 & 197/4
Hampshire v Leics at Southampton - Aug 31-Sep 3
Leics 303 Hampshire 497/8
Kent v Glamorgan at Canterbury - Aug 31-Sep 3
Glamorgan 329 & 150/3 Kent 387
Lancashire v Yorkshire at Manchester - Aug 31-Sep 3
Lancashire 278 & 144/2 Yorkshire 610/6d
Middlesex v Warwickshire at Lord's - Aug 31-Sep 3
Warwickshire 362/8d Middlesex 310/6
Somerset v Northants at Taunton - Aug 31-Sep 3
Somerset 314 & 38/0 Northants 448/9d
Surrey v NZ A at The Oval - Aug 31-Sep 2
Match drawn
4th ODI: England v India at Birmingham - Sep 2
India won by 9 wickets (with 117 balls remaining)
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