William Benskin      

Full name William Ewart Benskin

Born April 8, 1880, Spring Hill, Leicester

Died June 1, 1956, Leicester (aged 76 years 54 days)

Major teams Scotland, Leicestershire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 105 162 48 954 79* 8.36 0 1 30 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 105 15748 8408 325 8/86 25.87 3.20 48.4 17 5
Career statistics
First-class span 1906 - 1924
Profile

William Benskin was a fast-medium bowler whose first wickets in first-class cricket were a hat-trick: he finished off the Essex first innings on his debut for Leicestershire at Southend in 1906. He played 105 games in all up to 1924 for Leicestershire and, briefly, Scotland.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
1st Test: England U19 v India U19 at Chesterfield - Jul 23-26
India U19 519 & 173/6d England U19 195 & 132/7 (40 ov, target 498)
North Group: Durham v Notts at Chester-le-Street - Jul 25
Durham 123 Notts 85/1 (10/20 ov, target 124)
South Group: Gloucs v Glamorgan at Bristol - Jul 25
Glamorgan 176/5 Gloucs 53/2 (6.5/20 ov, target 177)
North Group: Leics v Warwickshire at Leicester - Jul 25
Warwickshire 187/7 Leics 62/3 (6.3/20 ov, target 188)
North Group: Derbyshire v Lancashire at Derby - Jul 25
Derbyshire 211/5 (20 ov)
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