Bill Barron      

Full name William Barron

Born October 26, 1917, Herrington, Co Durham

Died January 2, 2006, Northampton (aged 88 years 68 days)

Major teams Lancashire, Northamptonshire

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 120 200 13 4772 161* 25.51 6 22 98 2
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5w 10
First-class 120 200 5 1/1 40.00 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1945 - 1951
Profile

Bill Barron was almost 30 by the time he made his first-class debut immediately after the Second World War, but between 1946 and 1950 he scored good runs in a side struggling for form. Although he played for Northamptonshire, his first-class debut was for Lancashire against Yorkshire in August 1945. A No. 3 or 4 batsman, Barron passed 1000 runs twice, in 1946 and 1947, and the highest of his six hundreds was 161* against Cambridge University in 1948. He lost his place in the side after a wretched start to the 1951 season and did not play again. Barron was also a talented footballer, with spells at Wolves and Charlton Athletic before he went to Northampton Town on a free transfer in 1938, managing one season before the War. A natural forward, he became a left back when football resumed and continued with Northampton until he retired in 1951.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Investec Test: England v Pakistan at Manchester - Jul 22-26
England 589/8d & 11/0 (2.4 ov) Pakistan 198
Eng Lions v Pakistan A at Canterbury - Jul 24
Eng Lions 324/8 Pakistan A 127/2 (21.2/50 ov)
Division 2: Essex Women v Neth Women in England (venue TBA)
Jul 24, 2016 (09:30 GMT | 11:13 EDT | 10:13 CDT | 08:13 PDT)
Division 1: Ire. Women v Yorkshire Women in England (venue TBA)
Jul 24, 2016 (09:30 GMT | 11:13 EDT | 10:13 CDT | 08:13 PDT)
Division 3: Northants Wm v Scot Women in England (venue TBA)
Jul 24, 2016 (09:30 GMT | 11:13 EDT | 10:13 CDT | 08:13 PDT)
South Group: Essex v Surrey at Chelmsford - Jul 24
Surrey 313/8 Essex 69/4 (14.2/50 ov)
South Group: Gloucs v Sussex at Cheltenham - Jul 24
Gloucs 242/8 Sussex 87/4 (20.2/50 ov)
North Group: Leics v Yorkshire at Leicester - Jul 24
Yorkshire 376/3 Leics 77/4 (16/50 ov)
South Group: Middlesex v Kent at Lord's - Jul 24
Kent 238/7 Middlesex 77/2 (15.3/50 ov)
North Group: Northants v Durham at Northampton - Jul 24
Northants 355/6 Durham 84/5 (20.4/50 ov)
North Group: Notts v Derbyshire at Market Warsop - Jul 24
Notts 340/7 Derbyshire 116/4 (20.3/50 ov)
South Group: Somerset v Glamorgan at Taunton - Jul 24
Somerset 322/7 Glamorgan 100/3 (18.1/50 ov)
North Group: Warwickshire v Worcs at Birmingham - Jul 24
Warwickshire won by 8 wickets (with 164 balls remaining)
Division 1: Ire. Women v Middlesex Women in England (venue TBA)
Jul 24, 2016 (12:30 GMT | 11:13 EDT | 10:13 CDT | 08:13 PDT)
Division 2: Neth Women v Wales Women in England (venue TBA)
Jul 24, 2016 (12:30 GMT | 11:13 EDT | 10:13 CDT | 08:13 PDT)
Division 3: Shrop Women v Scot Women in England (venue TBA)
Jul 24, 2016 (12:30 GMT | 11:13 EDT | 10:13 CDT | 08:13 PDT)
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