William Robertson      

Full name William Parish Robertson

Born September 5, 1879, Lima, Peru

Died May 7, 1950, Deynes Farm, Debden, Essex (aged 70 years 244 days)

Major teams Cambridge University, Middlesex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Education Harrow School; Cambridge University

William Parish Robertson
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 116 187 13 4510 130 25.91 4 61 15
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 116 36 27 0 - - - 4.50 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1899 - 1919
Profile

William Robertson was in the Harrow XI from 1896 to 1898, he went to Cambridge and gained a Blue in 1901. A fast-scoring, attractive batsman, he subsequently played for Middlesex up to 1914. In 1914 he scored 580 runs, average 38.66, in Championship matches, including 130 against Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge. He toured America in 1899 under K. S. Ranjitsinhji.
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1940

William Robertson (Middlesex)

William Robertson (Middlesex)

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Warwickshire at Chester-le-Street - Aug 23-26
Durham 207 & 81/1 (27.3 ov) Warwickshire 381/8d
Glamorgan v Sussex at Cardiff - Aug 23-26
Glamorgan 252 & 263 Sussex 283 & 4/1 (1.4 ov, target 233)
Gloucs v Kent at Bristol - Aug 23-26
Gloucs 221 & 124/6 (54.1 ov) Kent 533/6d
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton - Aug 23-26
Hampshire 338 & 107/1 (40 ov) Somerset 587/8d
Surrey v Lancashire at The Oval - Aug 23-26
Surrey won by 10 wickets
Worcs v Northants at Worcester - Aug 23-26
Northants 551 & 50/1d Worcs 201/3d & 82/2 (22.5 ov, target 401)
Yorkshire v Notts at Scarborough - Aug 23-26
Yorkshire won by 305 runs
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