William Benton      

Full name William Manstead Benton

Born July 11, 1873, Chelsea, London

Died August 17, 1916, near Mericourt-l'Albe, France (aged 43 years 37 days)

Major teams Middlesex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Education Framlingham College

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 2 3 1 25 19* 12.50 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1913 - 1913
Profile

Captain the Reverend William Benton was serving with the Manchester Regiment when he died of wounds. He played for Middlesex twice in 1913, by which time he was 40, but was best known for his association with the Mote Park CC. He served throughout the South African War, and in 1915 was wounded and invalided home. Before the war he was curate-in-charge of Bearsted, in Kent. He was in the XI at Framlingham College.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Eng Acad Wmn v Aus Women at Loughborough - Aug 1-2
Eng Acad Wmn 279/9d Aus Women 306/6 (80.5 ov)
Group A: Durham v Yorkshire at Chester-le-Street - Aug 2
Durham 224/7 Yorkshire 115/2 (21.4/43 ov)
Group B: Essex v Notts at Chelmsford - Aug 2
Essex 268/8 Notts 155/3 (32.1/50 ov)
Group A: Gloucs v Somerset at Bristol - Aug 2
Somerset 244/7 Gloucs 118/3 (31.5/50 ov)
Group B: Kent v Sussex at Canterbury - Aug 2
Kent won by 8 wickets (with 115 balls remaining)
Group B: Lancashire v Warwickshire at Manchester - Aug 2
Lancashire 265/7 Warwickshire 148/2 (29.3/50 ov)
Group A: Surrey v Derbyshire at Guildford - Aug 2
Surrey 326/6 Derbyshire 196/4 (31/50 ov)
Group A: Worcs v Northants at Worcester - Aug 2
Northants won by 21 runs
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