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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
Group A: Gloucs v Derbyshire at Bristol - Jul 29
Gloucs won by 6 wickets (with 0 balls remaining) (D/L method)
Group B: Lancashire v Middlesex at Blackpool - Jul 29
Lancashire won by 2 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)
Group A: Somerset v Durham at Taunton - Jul 29
Durham won by 7 wickets (with 21 balls remaining)
Group A: Surrey v Yorkshire at The Oval - Jul 29
Surrey won by 6 runs
3rd Investec Test: England v Australia at Birmingham - Jul 29-Aug 2
Australia 136 England 133/3 (29 ov)
Group B: Essex v Warwickshire at Chelmsford - Jul 29
Essex won by 152 runs
Group A: Northants v Leics at Northampton - Jul 29
Northants won by 55 runs
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