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Bill Merry      

Full name William Gerald Merry

Born August 8, 1955, Newbury, Berkshire

Current age 58 years 256 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.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Hampshire at Derby - Apr 20-23
Hampshire 320/8
Durham v Somerset at Chester-le-Street - Apr 20-23
Durham 308 Somerset 119/5
Glamorgan v Gloucs at Cardiff - Apr 20-23
Glamorgan 145 Gloucs 4/0
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - Apr 20-23
Leics 86/1
Lancashire v Warwickshire at Manchester - Apr 20-23
Lancashire 247 Warwickshire 144/2
Surrey v Essex at The Oval - Apr 20-23
Essex 73/1
Yorkshire v Northants at Leeds - Apr 20-23
Yorkshire 459/9d
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