Richard Beckett      

Full name Richard Beckett

Born June 18, 1772, Leeds, Yorkshire

Died July 28, 1809, Talavera, Spain (aged 37 years 40 days)

Major teams Marylebone Cricket Club

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 9 17 0 120 34 7.05 0 0 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 9 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class debut Marylebone Cricket Club v England at Lord's (Old), Jun 18-20, 1804 scorecard
Last First-class England v Surrey XI at Lord's (Old), Jun 29-Jul 1, 1807 scorecard
Profile

Richard Beckett made nine known appearances in major or first-class matches for the MCC between 1804 and 1807. He was killed while serving with the Coldstream Guards during the closing stages of the Battle of Talavera in 1809 and thus has the unfortunate distinction of being the first first-class player to be killed in battle.

Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Sussex at Chester-le-Street - Apr 26-29
Sussex 335 & 97/2 Durham 339
Gloucs v Derbyshire at Bristol - Apr 26-29
Gloucs 275 Derbyshire 482/7
Hampshire v Notts at Southampton - Apr 26-29
Notts 371 Hampshire 167/4
Lancashire v Kent at Manchester - Apr 26-29
Lancashire 444 Kent 214/7
Leics v Northants at Leicester - Apr 26-29
Northants 251 & 93/2 Leics 305
Somerset v Middlesex at Taunton - Apr 26-29
Somerset 408 Middlesex 283/5
Surrey v Essex at The Oval - Apr 26-29
Surrey 340 Essex 266/2
Yorkshire v Warwickshire at Leeds - Apr 26-29
Warwickshire 435 Yorkshire 128/3
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