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
3rd Test: West Indies v England at Bridgetown - May 1-3
West Indies won by 5 wickets
Middlesex v Durham at Lord's - May 2-5
Middlesex 463 Durham 157/4
Essex v Gloucs at Chelmsford - May 3-6
Essex 159 Gloucs 77/0
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - May 3-6
Derbyshire 47/2
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 3-6
Leics 300/5
Northants v Lancashire at Northampton - May 3-6
Northants 198/6
Worcs v Somerset at Worcester - May 3-6
Somerset 250 Worcs 35/2
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