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Percy MacKenzie      

Full name Percy Alec MacKenzie

Born October 5, 1918, Canterbury, Kent

Died January 1, 1989, Rye, Sussex (aged 70 years 88 days)

Major teams Hampshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak googly

Percy Alec MacKenzie
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 22 36 3 652 76 19.75 0 4 11 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 22 874 605 17 4/34 35.58 4.15 51.4 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1938 - 1939
Profile

Born in Canterbury in 1918, Percy Alec Mackenzie was a member of the Hampshire groundstaff at the close of the 1939 season. By February 1943 he was a twice-decorated squadron leader in the RAF, almost certainly the first professional cricketer to be awarded the Distinguished Service Order.

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1988

Percy Mackenzie

Percy Mackenzie

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Gloucs at Derby - May 31-Jun 3
Gloucs 329 Derbyshire 77/2
Essex v Leics at Chelmsford - May 31-Jun 3
Essex 166 & 276 Leics 280 & 55/0
Glamorgan v Northants at Cardiff - May 31-Jun 3
Glamorgan 371 Northants 157 & 163/4 (f/o)
Hampshire v Worcs at Southampton - May 31-Jun 3
Hampshire 222 & 1/0 Worcs 403/5d
Middlesex v Warwickshire at Lord's - May 31-Jun 3
Warwickshire 342 & 58/2 Middlesex 260
Surrey v Lancashire at The Oval - May 31-Jun 3
Surrey 448 Lancashire 342/8
Notts v Sussex at Nottingham - Jun 1-4
Notts 255 & 228/7 Sussex 189
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