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William Wilkinson      

Full name William Wilkinson

Born July 5, 1859, Kimberley, Nottinghamshire

Died October 6, 1940, Standard Hill, Nottingham (aged 81 years 93 days)

Major teams Nottinghamshire

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 5 7 2 34 16* 6.80 0 0 4 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 5 250 133 5 3/41 26.60 3.19 50.0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1892-1893
Profile

William Wilkinson played five uneventful matches for Nottinghamshire as a professional. During his playing career he claimed to have been born in 1869, ten years later than it was, in order to persuade the Trent Bridge authorities to take him on.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Essex at Chesterfield - Jul 7-10
Derbyshire 275 & 237/5 Essex 277
Hampshire v Gloucs at Southampton - Jul 7-10
Hampshire 297 Gloucs 446/5
Leics v Kent at Leicester - Jul 7-10
Leics 217 & 388 Kent 302 & 66/1
Middlesex v Somerset at Uxbridge - Jul 7-10
Middlesex 338 & 169/2 Somerset 264/9d
Yorkshire v Durham at Leeds - Jul 7-10
Yorkshire 426 Durham 231 & 59/1 (f/o)
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