James Powell      

Full name James Alfred Powell

Born May 5, 1899, Bloomsbury, London

Died March 8, 1973, Brompton, Kensington, London (aged 73 years 307 days)

Major teams Middlesex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak googly

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 32 37 13 97 8* 4.04 0 0 9 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 32 4236 2150 77 8/72 27.92 3.04 55.0 3 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1926 - 1931
Profile

James Powell was a googly bowler who was given a trial by Middlesex as a professional in 1926 and 1927 and who impressed enough to play fairly regularly for two or three seasons. He made a sensational start, taking 8 for 72 in his fifth match, finishing the summer with 28 wickets at 22.25. He failed to build on that start, and he bowed out of first-class cricket with 5 for 42 and 3 for 48 for the MCC against The Army in 1931. He was a genuine No. 11 as his career record of 97 runs -only 20 more than his haul of wickets - underlines.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Group A: England v Bangladesh at The Oval
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1st unofficial ODI: Eng Lions v Sth Africa A at Nottingham
Jun 1, 2017 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Durham v Northants at Chester-le-Street
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Hampshire v Warwickshire at Southampton
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Middlesex v Somerset at Lord's
Jun 2-5, 2017 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Notts v Derbyshire at Nottingham
Jun 2-5, 2017 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Sussex v Worcs at Hove
Jun 2-5, 2017 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Yorkshire v Lancashire at Leeds
Jun 2-5, 2017 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
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