Bill Roe      

Full name William Nichols Roe

Born March 21, 1861, Closworth, Somerset

Died October 11, 1937, Marylebone, London (aged 76 years 204 days)

Major teams Cambridge University, Somerset

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium, Right-arm offbreak

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 83 141 8 2690 132 20.22 4 35 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 83 2208 1005 32 3/17 31.40 2.73 69.0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1882 - 1899
Profile

ROE, MR. WILLIAM NICHOLS, died in a London nursing home after an operation on October 11. A very well-known figure in the world of cricket from the time that he played with great success for the Clergy Orphan School, Canterbury, until last summer, when at the age of 76 he regularly attended Lord's and The Oval, W. N. Roe maintained his close connexion with the game unbroken.

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William Roe

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Sri Lanka A at Chester-le-Street - Jun 26-29
Sri Lanka A 353 & 24/0 (10 ov) Durham 205
Hampshire v Somerset at Southampton - Jun 26-29
Hampshire 219 & 18/1 (10 ov) Somerset 474/8d
Kent v Derbyshire at Canterbury - Jun 26-29
Kent 379 Derbyshire 291/3 (84 ov)
Middlesex v Lancashire at Lord's - Jun 26-29
Lancashire 513 Middlesex 146/1 (44 ov)
Warwickshire v Notts at Birmingham - Jun 26-29
Notts 152 Warwickshire 283/8 (79 ov)
Yorkshire v Pakistan A at Leeds - Jun 26-29
Yorkshire 246 Pakistan A 341/8 (94 ov)
Leics v Gloucs at Leicester - Jun 27-30
Leics 252/7 (96 ov)
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