William Clarke      

Full name William Clarke

Born March 17, 1849, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire

Died May 29, 1935, Woodthorpe Park, Mapperley, Nottinghamshire (aged 86 years 73 days)

Major teams Nottinghamshire

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 6 10 0 82 17 8.20 0 0 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 6 284 126 4 2/60 31.50 2.66 71.0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1876-1877
Profile

CLARKE, WILLIAM, who died on May 29, in his 86th year, having been born on March 17, 1850, played in a few matches for Nottinghamshire and in the neighbourhood of Kirkby, where he was born and lived, he was known as Cricketer Clarke. A fast right arm bowler he batted left handed. In 1876 against Lancashire at Trent Bridge he took 2 wickets for 4 runs and a year later against Gloucestershire he had the satisfaction of seeing W. G. Grace caught off his bowling for 3. Between 1877 and 1892 he was coach to the Royal Artillery Officers at Woolwich.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
Essex v Derbyshire at Chelmsford - Apr 13-16
Essex won by 53 runs
Gloucs v Hampshire at Bristol - Apr 13-16
Gloucs 304 & 332 Hampshire 422 & 57/1
Middlesex v Notts at Lord's - Apr 13-16
Notts 326 & 224 Middlesex 439/9d & 52/0
Northants v Durham at Northampton - Apr 13-16
Durham 452 & 244 Northants 378 & 27/0
Somerset v Yorkshire at Taunton - Apr 13-16
Yorkshire 450 & 93/0 Somerset 553
Warwickshire v Sussex at Birmingham - Apr 13-16
Sussex won by 7 wickets
Worcs v Kent at Worcester - Apr 13-16
Worcs won by 125 runs
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