William Gadsden      

Full name William Bell Gadsden

Born June 29, 1910, Durban, Natal

Died March 18, 1995, Durban, Natal (aged 84 years 262 days)

Major teams Natal

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 9 11 4 87 18 12.42 0 0 7 0
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5w 10
First-class 9 589 35 8/64 16.82 1 1
Career statistics
First-class span 1928/29 - 1930/31
Profile

Wisden obituary
GADSDEN, WILLIAM BELL, who died on March 18, 1995, aged 84, was a South African medium-pace bowler who took eight for 64 for Natal against Transvaal on his first-class debut as an 18-year-old in 1928-29. After a match return of 7 for 47 against Border, he was selected for the tour of England but did not make the trip, apparently because his father said he was too young. Gadsden was included in the squad for the Third Test at Durban against England in 1930-31, but did not play. He played only nine first-class matches in all, but his record remained impressive: 35 wickets at 16.82.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
Pool B: Boland v Namibia at Paarl - Mar 23-25
Namibia 279 & 106/3 (38 ov) Boland 250
Cross Pool: Gauteng v Border at Johannesburg - Mar 23-25
Gauteng 492/3d Border 95/2 (30.2 ov)
Pool A: North West v S West D at Potchefstroom - Mar 23-25
S West D 226 & 169/8 (48 ov) North West 272
Pool A: Northerns v Northern Cpe at Pretoria - Mar 23-25
Northern Cpe 134 & 183/6 (61.1 ov) Northerns 292
Cross Pool: W Province v KZN-Inland at Cape Town - Mar 23-25
W Province 270 & 95/2 (28 ov) KZN-Inland 307
3rd Test: New Zealand v South Africa at Hamilton - Mar 25-29
South Africa 28/2 (11.5 ov)
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