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Bill Merry      

Full name William Gerald Merry

Born August 8, 1955, Newbury, Berkshire

Current age 61 years 324 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
Durham v Worcs at Chester-le-Street - Jun 26-29
Durham 197 Worcs 367 (86.4 ov)
Essex v Middlesex at Chelmsford - Jun 26-29
Middlesex 246 Essex 325/0 (95.1 ov)
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - Jun 26-29
Derbyshire 288 & 23/2 (7 ov) Glamorgan 237
Hampshire v Somerset at Southampton - Jun 26-29
Hampshire 211/9d Somerset 102/2 (34.1 ov)
Northants v Leics at Northampton - Jun 26-29
Northants 261 & 120/3 (31.3 ov) Leics 157
Notts v Kent at Nottingham - Jun 26-29
Kent 180 & 128/4 (42.3 ov) Notts 371
Sussex v Gloucs at Hove - Jun 26-29
Sussex 358/9d Gloucs 74/1 (29.2 ov)
Warwickshire v Lancashire at Birmingham - Jun 26-29
Lancashire 273 & 67/2 (30.5 ov) Warwickshire 321
Yorkshire v Surrey at Leeds - Jun 26-29
Surrey 516/7d Yorkshire 27/1 (10.5 ov)
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