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William Birch      

Full name William Birch

Born February 10, 1863, Isleworth, Middlesex

Died December 11, 1940, Isleworth, Middlesex (aged 77 years 305 days)

Major teams Middlesex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 2 4 1 6 4 2.00 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 2 236 95 2 2/28 47.50 2.41 118.0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1887 - 1887
Profile

William Birch played twice for Middlesex in 1887 in games the county lost by an innings on both occasions. Against Surrey he took 2 for 28 opening the bowling and a month later went wicketless against Oxford. In early May he had taken 6 for 27 and 4 for 26 for Colts of South v Colts of North at Lord's, a performance The Times predicted would earn him more than one trial for the county.
Martin Williamson

Country Fixtures Country Results
Cambs MCCU v Notts at Cambridge - Mar 28-30
Notts 339 & 106/2 (29.4 ov) Cambs MCCU 123
Glamorgan v Cardiff MCCU at Cardiff - Mar 28-30
Glamorgan 342/7d Cardiff MCCU 5/0 (3.2 ov)
Gloucs v Durham MCCU at Bristol - Mar 28-30
Gloucs 405/7d Durham MCCU 78/2 (17 ov)
Kent v Lds-Brd MCCU at Canterbury - Mar 28-30
Kent 370/6d & 75/2 (22.5 ov) Lds-Brd MCCU 204
Leics v Lbroug MCCU at Leicester - Mar 28-30
Leics 194 Lbroug MCCU 185/4 (66.1 ov)
Oxford MCCU v Surrey at Oxford - Mar 28-30
Surrey 335/7d & 44/2 (17 ov) Oxford MCCU 172
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