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Richard Hill      

Full name Richard Hamilton Hill

Born November 28, 1900, Kensington, London

Died October 5, 1959, Hosey Hill, Westerham, Kent (aged 58 years 311 days)

Major teams Middlesex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Occasional wicketkeeper

Education Winchester; Cambridge University

Richard Hamilton Hill
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 45 59 4 861 71 15.65 0 2 16 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 45 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1921 - 1931
Profile

Richard Hill, who died on October 5, aged 58, was in the Winchester XI in 1918 and 1919, being contemporary with such players as D. R. Jardine and C. T. Ashton. An opening batsman, he headed the averages in 1918, scoring 362 runs at 51.71 per innings. Though taking part in trials, he did not get a cricket Blue at Cambridge, but he represented the University at royal tennis and, from 1920 to 1922, at rackets. He appeared for Middlesex for several seasons, his highest score being 50 against Gloucestershire at Bristol in 1927, he and J. W. Hearne sharing in a sixth-wicket stand of 147. For many years he reported rackets, lawn tennis and cricket for The Times.
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1923

Richard Hill

Richard Hill

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Northants v Essex at Northampton - May 28-31
Northants 444 & 56/4 (19 ov) Essex 640
Notts v Durham at Nottingham - May 28-31
Notts 534 & 104/1 (31 ov) Durham 447
Somerset v Surrey at Taunton - May 28-30
Somerset won by 1 wicket
Sussex v Derbyshire at Hove - May 28-31
Derbyshire 150 & 195/6 (74 ov) Sussex 447/8d
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 29-Jun 1
Leics 341 Kent 117/2 (44 ov)
Middlesex v Hampshire at Northwood - May 29-Jun 1
Middlesex 467/3d Hampshire 131 & 62/3 (20 ov) (f/o)
Worcs v Gloucs at Worcester - May 29-Jun 1
Worcs 439 Gloucs 226/5 (78 ov)
Yorkshire v Lancashire at Leeds - May 29-Jun 1
Yorkshire 308 & 77/3 (31 ov) Lancashire 196
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