Leslie Thompson      

Full name Leslie Baines Thompson

Born November 12, 1908, Brentford, Middlesex

Died April 23, 1990, Canada (aged 81 years 162 days)

Major teams Middlesex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 6 4 2 16 13 8.00 0 0 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 6 673 248 5 3/50 49.60 2.21 134.6 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1946-1949
Profile

Leslie Thompson, who died in Canada on April 23, 1990, aged 81, played in six matches as an amateur for Middlesex in the seasons immediately after the Second World War. A swing bowler with the ability to move the ball both ways, and often late, he took three of his five first-class wickets (average 49.60) on d├ębut, against Northamptonshire at Lord's, when he also made the match safe for Middlesex by coming in at the fall of the ninth wicket and playing a maiden over. Most of his cricket was played for the Ealing club, for whom he took 100 wickets 11 times and 2,571 in all at a cost of 12.97. He played fairly regularly for the Middlesex Second Eleven, whom he occasionally captained.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Leics at Derby - Sep 23-26
Derbyshire 289 Leics 25/2
Essex v Worcs at Chelmsford - Sep 23-26
Worcs 84 Essex 198/3
Glamorgan v Hampshire at Cardiff - Sep 23-26
Hampshire 357
Kent v Gloucs at Canterbury - Sep 23-26
Gloucs 179 Kent 83/4
Lancashire v Middlesex at Manchester - Sep 23-26
Middlesex 214
Northants v Sussex at Northampton - Sep 23-26
Sussex 300/7
Warwickshire v Durham at Birmingham - Sep 23-26
Durham 201 Warwickshire 77/1
Yorkshire v Somerset at Leeds - Sep 23-26
Yorkshire 241/9
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