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Full name James Francis Fitzgerald
Born November 28, 1945, Whitehouse Common, Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire
Died April 21, 2013, Windsor (aged 67 years 144 days)
Major teams Cambridge University
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox
James Fitzgerald was a slow left-arm bowler who played 15 matches for Cambridge University between 1966 and 1968, although it was only in his final season he held down a regular place. However, he was most successful in the three games he played as a freshman, taking a career-best 6 for 70 against Essex on debut and then returning match figures of 7 for 193 in a heavy defeat by Middlesex. Although he won a Blue in 1968 his 13 wickets that summer were expensive and he was wicketless against Oxford. From university he went to teach biology at Eton before qualifying as a solicitor and setting up a practice in Datchet.
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