Bill Becher      

Full name William Fane Wrixon Becher

Born September 7, 1915, Roxborough, Co Limerick, Ireland

Died January 6, 2000, Brighton, Sussex (aged 84 years 121 days)

Major teams Sussex

Also known as Sir William Becher , Bart, MC

Batting style Right-hand bat

Other Administrator

William Fane Wrixon Becher
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 3 5 0 48 20 9.60 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1939 - 1939
Profile

Bill Becher is best remembered as the second founder of I Zingari, restoring the club through his drive, determination and charm after the Second World War. He played three times for Sussex in 1939 as a batsman, and captained Wiltshire from 1949 to 1953. He was also a member of the British Board of Boxing Control.
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Bill Becher

Bill Becher

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Northants v Essex at Northampton - May 28-31
Match drawn
Notts v Durham at Nottingham - May 28-31
Match drawn
Sussex v Derbyshire at Hove - May 28-31
Sussex won by 10 wickets
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 29-Jun 1
Leics 341 Kent 117/2 (44 ov)
Middlesex v Hampshire at Northwood - May 29-Jun 1
Middlesex 467/3d Hampshire 131 & 100/4 (37 ov) (f/o)
Worcs v Gloucs at Worcester - May 29-Jun 1
Worcs 439 & 151/5 (38.2 ov) Gloucs 364/6d
Yorkshire v Lancashire at Leeds - May 29-Jun 1
Yorkshire 308 & 236 Lancashire 196 & 41/1 (23.2 ov, target 349)
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