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Fred Dobson      

Full name Frederick Dobson

Born October 12, 1898, Olton, Solihull, Warwickshire

Died October 15, 1980, Burley, Hampshire (aged 82 years 3 days)

Major teams Warwickshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 3 3 0 9 7 3.00 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 3 354 138 7 3/51 19.71 2.33 50.5 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1928 - 1928
Profile

Fred Dobson, who died at his home in Burley, Hants on October 15, three days after his 82nd birthday, played three matches for Warwickshire in 1928, when his left-arm spinners brought him seven wickets at 19.72 apiece. Law work prevented his regular appearance and after his taste of county cricket he preferred the game at Second XI level. He was proud of the fact that he played against a Gloucestershire Gentlemen's team which included W. G. Grace (and actually bowled against WG), while in 1923 he played in a match in North Wales in which appeared S. F. Barnes and L. N. Constantine.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Leics v Kent at Leicester - Jul 5-7
Kent won by 8 wickets
Notts v Middlesex at Nottingham - Jul 5-8
Middlesex 374 Notts 411/7 (133.4 ov)
Somerset v Sussex at Taunton - Jul 5-8
Sussex 208 & 295/2 (66.3 ov) Somerset 274
Warwickshire v Yorkshire at Birmingham - Jul 5-8
Yorkshire 213 & 289/7d Warwickshire 69 & 21/1 (6 ov, target 434)
Derbyshire v Glamorgan at Chesterfield - Jul 6-9
Glamorgan 410/9d Derbyshire 89/2 (27.2 ov)
Lancashire v Essex at Manchester - Jul 6-9
Lancashire 244/5 (65.2 ov)
Worcs v Hampshire at Worcester - Jul 6-9
Worcs 478 Hampshire 75/2 (26.4 ov)
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