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Edward Williams      

Full name Edward Stephen Bruce Williams

Born November 2, 1892, Pinhoe, Devon

Died January 20, 1977, Winchester, Hampshire (aged 84 years 79 days)

Major teams Army, Services

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm slow

Education Winchester

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 29 51 2 2029 228 41.40 4 9 13 1
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 29 54 23 0 - - - 2.55 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1922 - 1935
Profile

Brigadier Edward Williams, CBE, who died on January 20 at the age of 84, was in the Winchester XIs of 1909 and 1910, and served several Army sides between the wars with distinction as a batsman and cover fielder. In 1923 he made 97 against the Navy, following it with 106 in 1925 and 228 the next season. In 1925 he had scored a double-century against Oxford University, off whose bowling eight years later he made 142 for Free Foresters. All these innings were ranked first-class.
The Cricketer

Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Investec Test: England v New Zealand at Leeds - May 29-Jun 2
New Zealand 350 & 454/8d England 350 & 44/0
Derbyshire v Gloucs at Derby - May 31-Jun 3
Gloucs 329 Derbyshire 77/2
Essex v Leics at Chelmsford - May 31-Jun 3
Essex 166 & 43/2 Leics 280
Glamorgan v Northants at Cardiff - May 31-Jun 3
Glamorgan 371 Northants 79/5
Hampshire v Worcs at Southampton - May 31-Jun 3
Hampshire 222 Worcs 221/3
Middlesex v Warwickshire at Lord's - May 31-Jun 3
Warwickshire 342 Middlesex 39/1
Surrey v Lancashire at The Oval - May 31-Jun 3
Surrey 435/8
Notts v Sussex at Nottingham - Jun 1-4
Notts 255 Sussex 39/3
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