Rodney Palmer      

Full name Rodney Howell Palmer

Born November 24, 1907, Sherfield-on-Loddon, Hampshire

Died April 24, 1987, Newbury, Berkshire (aged 79 years 151 days)

Major teams Berkshire, Cambridge University, Hampshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast

Education Harrow School; Cambridge University

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 4 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 4 554 292 9 5/93 32.44 3.16 61.5 1 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1929 - 1933
Profile

Lt-Col Rodney Palmer MC was tall and strongly built, he bowled fast with a late swerve and was three years in the Harrow XI. He did not get a Blue at Cambridge but made three appearances for Hampshire between 1930 and 1933. His one notable performance was to take 5for 93 against Yorkshire at Sheffield in 1933. He had also played for Berkshire.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
Hampshire v Middlesex at Southampton - May 1-4
Hampshire 336 & 279/5 (83.3 ov) Middlesex 361
Kent v Glamorgan at Canterbury - May 1-4
Kent won by 10 wickets
Northants v Derbyshire at Northampton - May 1-4
Derbyshire 324 & 171/0 (45.2 ov) Northants 470
Notts v Yorkshire at Nottingham - May 1-4
Notts 261 & 348 Yorkshire 290 & 58/1 (15.2 ov, target 320)
Somerset v Lancashire at Taunton - May 1-4
Lancashire 493/9d Somerset 313 & 160/2 (65 ov) (f/o)
Surrey v Durham at The Oval - May 1-4
Surrey 457 & 141/5 (42.2 ov) Durham 607/7d
Sussex v Leics at Hove - May 1-4
Sussex 163 & 280/3 (95 ov) Leics 473/8d
Worcs v Essex at Worcester - May 1-4
Essex 451/9d & 42/1 (15.5 ov) Worcs 411/8d
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