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Douglas Freeman      

Full name Douglas Percy Freeman

Born July 21, 1914, Sherborne, Dorset

Died April 3, 2013, Bristol (aged 98 years 256 days)

Major teams Kent

Batting style Left-hand bat

Relation Grandfather - EC Freeman, Father - EJ Freeman

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 1 2 0 10 6 5.00 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1937 - 1937
Profile

Douglas Freeman enjoyed a long career in Minor Counties cricket, representing Dorset as a middle-order batsman either side of World War Two. He made one first-class appearance for Kent in 1937. At the time of his death he was believed to be the last surviving person who had played for the county before the war.

Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Leics at Derby - May 25-28
Match drawn
Essex v Surrey at Chelmsford - May 26-29
Surrey 369 & 55/1 (17 ov) Essex 383
Glamorgan v Durham at Swansea - May 26-29
Durham 342 & 158/3 (46.1 ov) Glamorgan 353
Kent v Sussex at Tunbridge Wells - May 26-29
Kent 369 & 298/2d Sussex 164 & 182/6 (62 ov, target 504)
Northants v Worcs at Northampton - May 26-29
Worcs won by 8 wickets
Notts v Gloucs at Nottingham - May 26-28
Notts won by an innings and 50 runs
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton - May 26-28
Hampshire won by 90 runs
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