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Bill Merry      

Full name William Gerald Merry

Born August 8, 1955, Newbury, Berkshire

Current age 59 years 328 days

Major teams Hertfordshire, Middlesex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Height 6 ft 1 in

Education Chells Secondary Modern

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 29 19 11 50 14* 6.25 0 0 6 0
List A 53 27 12 87 13 5.80 0 0 5 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 29 3518 1724 52 4/24 33.15 2.94 67.6 0 0
List A 53 2387 1521 55 3/19 3/19 27.65 3.82 43.4 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1979 - 1986
List A span 1977 - 1991
Profile

Bill Merry was a medium-pacer who made 26 appearances for Middlesex over four summers without every gaining a regular place in a strong, trophy-winning side, or threatening to do so. His best season came in 1980 when he took 15 wickets at 20.00 as Middlesex won the Championship, including a career-best 4 for 24 against Somerset. He played Minor County cricket for Hertfordshire either side of the his first-class career.
Martin Williamson

Country Fixtures Country Results
Essex v Australians at Chelmsford - Jul 1-4
Australians 562 Essex 299/3 (68.3 ov)
South Group: Middlesex v Sussex at Lord's - Jul 2
Sussex won by 7 wickets (with 28 balls remaining)
North Group: Durham v Leics at Chester-le-Street
Jul 3, 2015 (17:30 local | 16:30 GMT | 12:30 EDT | 11:30 CDT | 09:30 PDT)
South Group: Somerset v Gloucs at Taunton
Jul 3, 2015 (17:30 local | 16:30 GMT | 12:30 EDT | 11:30 CDT | 09:30 PDT)
North Group: Lancashire v Yorkshire at Manchester
Jul 3, 2015 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
North Group: Notts v Worcs at Nottingham
Jul 3, 2015 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
South Group: Surrey v Middlesex at The Oval
Jul 3, 2015 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
North Group: Warwickshire v Derbyshire at Birmingham
Jul 3, 2015 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
South Group: Hampshire v Glamorgan at Southampton
Jul 3, 2015 (19:00 local | 18:00 GMT | 14:00 EDT | 13:00 CDT | 11:00 PDT)
South Group: Sussex v Kent at Hove
Jul 3, 2015 (19:00 local | 18:00 GMT | 14:00 EDT | 13:00 CDT | 11:00 PDT)
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