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William Attewell      

Full name William Attewell

Born June 12, 1861, Keyworth, Nottinghamshire

Died June 11, 1927, Long Eaton, Derbyshire (aged 65 years 364 days)

Major teams England, Nottinghamshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 10 15 6 150 43* 16.66 0 0 0 9 0
First-class 429 644 68 8083 102 14.03 1 27 364 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 10 18 2850 626 28 4/42 6/107 22.35 1.31 101.7 2 0 0
First-class 429 108264 29896 1951 9/23 15.32 1.65 55.4 134 27
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v England at Adelaide, Dec 12-16, 1884 scorecard
Last Test Australia v England at Adelaide, Mar 24-28, 1892 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1881-1899
Profile

A cricketer of considerable accomplishments, William Attewell (known as Dick to his team-mates) was best known as a bowler of unremitting accuracy and length. He bowled at medium pace, varying pace, flight and spin cleverly, and rarely bowled a loose ball. He used his abilities to perfect "off theory", popular in the 1890s, where he frustrated the batsman by bowling wide of the off stump to a packed off-side field. He was a fine fielder in the covers, and a more than useful batsman with a first-class century to his name (and a double hundred for MCC v Northumberland). A Nottinghamshire man, he came into the county side in 1881, and rarely left it until his retirement nineteen years later. He took 100 wickets in a season ten times, and toured Australia three times, most successfully in 1887-8.

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Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1892

Tournament Results
Aus Women v WI Women at Mumbai (BS) - Feb 17, 2013
Aus Women won by 114 runs
Eng Women v NZ Women at Mumbai (BS) - Feb 15, 2013
Eng Women won by 4 wickets (with 18 balls remaining)
SA Women v SL Women at Cuttack - Feb 15, 2013
SL Women won by 88 runs
Eng Women v NZ Women at Mumbai (BS) - Feb 13, 2013
Eng Women won by 15 runs
Aus Women v WI Women at Mumbai - Feb 13, 2013
WI Women won by 8 runs
SA Women v SL Women at Cuttack - Feb 13, 2013
SA Women won by 110 runs
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