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
|First-class span||1887 - 1887|
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.
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