Full name William Hogsflesh
Born November 11, 1774, Hambledon, Hampshire
Died April 29, 1818, Southwick, Hampshire (aged 43 years 169 days)
Major teams Hampshire XI
|First-class debut||Hampshire XI v England at Hambledon, Jun 24-25, 1772 scorecard|
|Last First-class||Kent XI v Hampshire XI at Sevenoaks, Jun 14-15, 1775 scorecard|
The unfortunately named William Hogsflesh was a well known bowler, probably of quick medium pace, but his best years were before statistical records began in 1772 and so most of his feats are lost. He was noted in The Cricketers of My Time as one of the change bowlers to Thomas Brett and Richard Nyren. He is said to have had "a high delivery with a generally good length". He made 11 known first-class appearances during 1772 - 1775.
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