Percy MacKenzie      

Full name Percy Alec MacKenzie

Born October 5, 1918, Canterbury, Kent

Died January 1, 1989, Rye, Sussex (aged 70 years 88 days)

Major teams Hampshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak googly

Percy Alec MacKenzie
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 22 36 3 652 76 19.75 0 4 11 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 22 874 605 17 4/34 35.58 4.15 51.4 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1938 - 1939
Profile

Born in Canterbury in 1918, Percy Alec Mackenzie was a member of the Hampshire groundstaff at the close of the 1939 season. By February 1943 he was a twice-decorated squadron leader in the RAF, almost certainly the first professional cricketer to be awarded the Distinguished Service Order.

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1988

Percy Mackenzie

Percy Mackenzie

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Worcs at Chester-le-Street - Jun 26-29
Match drawn
Essex v Middlesex at Chelmsford - Jun 26-29
Middlesex 246 & 88/3 (32.5 ov) Essex 542/3d
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - Jun 26-29
Derbyshire 288 & 160 Glamorgan 237 & 32/3 (25.2 ov, target 212)
Hampshire v Somerset at Southampton - Jun 26-29
Hampshire 211/9d & 22/0 (11.5 ov) Somerset 147
Northants v Leics at Northampton - Jun 26-29
Northants 261 & 289/7d Leics 157 & 115/2 (34.3 ov, target 394)
Notts v Kent at Nottingham - Jun 26-29
Kent 180 & 214/7 (74 ov) Notts 371
Sussex v Gloucs at Hove - Jun 26-29
Sussex 358/9d & 142/1d Gloucs 150/1d & 3/0 (2.4 ov, target 351)
Warwickshire v Lancashire at Birmingham - Jun 26-29
Lancashire 273 & 178/4 (70 ov) Warwickshire 321
Yorkshire v Surrey at Leeds - Jun 26-29
Surrey 516/7d Yorkshire 27/1 (10.5 ov)
Eng Lions v South Africa at Worcester - Jun 29-Jul 1
South Africa 30/1 (14 ov)
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