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Leslie Townsend      

Full name Leslie Fletcher Townsend

Born June 8, 1903, Long Eaton, Derbyshire

Died February 17, 1993, Richmond, Nelson, New Zealand (aged 89 years 254 days)

Major teams England, Auckland, Derbyshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium, Right-arm offbreak

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 4 6 0 97 40 16.16 0 0 1 2 0
First-class 493 786 75 19555 233 27.50 22 102 241 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 4 8 399 205 6 2/22 4/73 34.16 3.08 66.5 0 0 0
First-class 493 65764 22984 1088 8/26 21.12 2.09 60.4 51 16
Career statistics
Test debut West Indies v England at Georgetown, Feb 21-26, 1930 scorecard
Last Test India v England at Chennai, Feb 10-13, 1934 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1922 - 1939
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Dec 15, 1933

Leslie Townsend hooks Nazir Ali for a boundary, India v England, 1st Test, Bombay Gymkhana, December 15, 1933

Leslie Townsend hooks Nazir Ali for a boundary

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1934

Country Fixtures Country Results
South Group: Gloucs v Glamorgan at Bristol - Apr 27
Glamorgan won by 18 runs (D/L method)
South Group: Kent v Hampshire at Canterbury - Apr 27
Hampshire won by 6 wickets (with 29 balls remaining)
North Group: Worcs v Notts at Worcester - Apr 27
Worcs won by 5 wickets (with 12 balls remaining) (D/L method)
North Group: Northants v Warwickshire at Northampton - Apr 27
Warwickshire won by 10 wickets (with 24 balls remaining) (D/L method)
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