Don Bates      

Full name Donald Lawson Bates

Born May 10, 1933, Hove, Sussex

Died May 29, 2005 (aged 72 years 19 days)

Major teams Sussex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 315 358 157 1525 37* 7.58 0 0 118 0
List A 47 26 14 74 38 6.16 0 0 14 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 315 22776 880 8/51 25.88 34 2
List A 47 2524 1553 63 6/30 6/30 24.65 3.69 40.0 1 1 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1950 - 1971
List A span 1963 - 1970
Profile

Don Bates who, with Ian Thomson, Tony Buss and John Snow, formed Sussex's pace attack in the early 1960s, died three weeks after his 72nd birthday.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Leics at Derby - May 25-28
Leics 619 Derbyshire 532/8 (141 ov)
Essex v Surrey at Chelmsford - May 26-29
Surrey 369 Essex 215/3 (80 ov)
Glamorgan v Durham at Swansea - May 26-29
Durham 342 Glamorgan 225/6 (59 ov)
Kent v Sussex at Tunbridge Wells - May 26-29
Kent 369 & 116/0 (35 ov) Sussex 164
Northants v Worcs at Northampton - May 26-29
Northants 238 & 53/2 (18 ov) Worcs 434
Notts v Gloucs at Nottingham - May 26-29
Notts 430/9d Gloucs 149 & 37/1 (10.3 ov) (f/o)
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton - May 26-29
Hampshire 162 & 293 Somerset 197 & 39/0 (10 ov, target 259)
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