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Full name William Roche
Born July 20, 1871, Brunswick, Victoria
Died January 2, 1950, East Brunswick, Melbourne, Victoria (aged 78 years 166 days)
Major teams Middlesex, Victoria
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm offbreak
Micky Roche was an offspinner and useful lower-order batsman who played for Victoria between 1895 and 1898 and worked as a professional at Lord's from 1897 to 1900. at the same time turning out regularly for Middlesex. His best season was 1899 when he took 60 wickets including 7 for 103 against Lancashire. Against Kent he scored 74 not out batting at No. 11, adding a then record 230 for the last wicket with Richard Nicholls.
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