Bill Brockwell      

Full name William Brockwell

Born January 21, 1865, Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey

Died July 1, 1935, Richmond, Surrey (aged 70 years 161 days)

Major teams England, Kimberley, London County, Surrey

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Relation Uncle - G Brockwell

William Brockwell
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 7 12 0 202 49 16.83 0 0 0 6 0
First-class 357 539 47 13285 225 27.00 21 53 250 1
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 7 9 582 309 5 3/33 3/33 61.80 3.18 116.4 0 0 0
First-class 357 28415 13680 553 8/22 24.73 2.88 51.3 24 1
Career statistics
Test debut England v Australia at Manchester, Aug 24-26, 1893 scorecard
Last Test England v Australia at Manchester, Jul 17-19, 1899 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1886 - 1903
Profile

Brockwell, William, a prominent Surrey cricketer nearly fifty years ago, died on July 1. A stylish and often brilliant batsman, strong in back play and a free hitter in front of the wicket, Brockwell also was a useful fast medium paced bowler and a smart fieldsman, notably at second slip where he succeeded George Lohmann--one of the surest catches ever seen in that position. First playing for the county in 1886, Brockwell matured slowly but it was difficult to find a place in the very powerful Surrey eleven of that period. However, from 1891 to 1902 he was a regular member of the side and played his last game in 1903 when the team were declining rapidly in all round strength.

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Bill Brockwell

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1895

Country Fixtures Country Results
Hampshire v Middlesex at Southampton - May 1-4
Hampshire 336 & 76/1 (23 ov) Middlesex 361
Kent v Glamorgan at Canterbury - May 1-4
Glamorgan 260 & 414 Kent 488 & 22/0 (6 ov, target 187)
Northants v Derbyshire at Northampton - May 1-4
Derbyshire 324 Northants 438/7 (117 ov)
Notts v Yorkshire at Nottingham - May 1-4
Notts 261 & 151/5 (60 ov) Yorkshire 290
Somerset v Lancashire at Taunton - May 1-4
Lancashire 493/9d Somerset 313 & 0/0 (1 ov) (f/o)
Surrey v Durham at The Oval - May 1-4
Surrey 457 Durham 543/7 (140 ov)
Sussex v Leics at Hove - May 1-4
Sussex 163 & 113/0 (39 ov) Leics 473/8d
Worcs v Essex at Worcester - May 1-4
Essex 451/9d Worcs 226/5 (72 ov)
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