William Benskin      

Full name William Ewart Benskin

Born April 8, 1880, Spring Hill, Leicester

Died June 1, 1956, Leicester (aged 76 years 54 days)

Major teams Scotland, Leicestershire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 105 162 48 954 79* 8.36 0 1 30 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 105 15748 8408 325 8/86 25.87 3.20 48.4 17 5
Career statistics
First-class span 1906 - 1924
Profile

William Benskin was a fast-medium bowler whose first wickets in first-class cricket were a hat-trick: he finished off the Essex first innings on his debut for Leicestershire at Southend in 1906. He played 105 games in all up to 1924 for Leicestershire and, briefly, Scotland.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Worcs at Chester-le-Street - Jun 26-29
Durham 197 Worcs 367 (86.4 ov)
Essex v Middlesex at Chelmsford - Jun 26-29
Middlesex 246 Essex 226/0 (71 ov)
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - Jun 26-29
Derbyshire 288 & 2/0 (2 ov) Glamorgan 237
Hampshire v Somerset at Southampton - Jun 26-29
Hampshire 211/9d Somerset 43/1 (19 ov)
Northants v Leics at Northampton - Jun 26-29
Northants 261 & 60/3 (16 ov) Leics 157
Notts v Kent at Nottingham - Jun 26-29
Kent 180 & 105/4 (34 ov) Notts 371
Sussex v Gloucs at Hove - Jun 26-29
Sussex 358/9d Gloucs 36/0 (8.5 ov)
Warwickshire v Lancashire at Birmingham - Jun 26-29
Lancashire 273 & 11/1 (5 ov) Warwickshire 321
Yorkshire v Surrey at Leeds - Jun 26-29
Surrey 516/7d Yorkshire 27/1 (10.5 ov)
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