Myles Boddington      

Full name Myles Alan Boddington

Born November 30, 1924, Hale, Cheshire

Died February 14, 2002, Burford, Oxfordshire (aged 77 years 76 days)

Major teams Royal Air Force

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 1 2 0 23 23 11.50 0 0 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 1 18 13 0 - - - 4.33 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1946 - 1946
Profile

Wisden Obituary
Boddington, Myles Alan, who died in Burford on February 14, 2002, aged 77, played for the RAF against Worcestershire in 1946, his sole first-class game. Given his reputation at Rugby as "a fast bowler of height and hostility", which earned him selection for the Lord's Schools in 1942 and 1943, there was some interest in his county debut. Unfortunately, opening the attack, he bowled only three overs before pulling up injured. His left-handed batting produced 23 lower-order runs in the second innings after a duck in the first. In 1941, he had played in Rugby's centenary match to mark MCC's first fixture at the school, a visit celebrated in Thomas Hughes's Tom Brown's School Days. Like Hughes, Myles Boddington captained Rugby in his final year. His father, Robert, was a wicket-keeper who played 52 times for Lancashire.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Gloucs v Durham at Bristol - Apr 21-24
Gloucs 303 & 175/3 (53 ov) Durham 419
Hampshire v Yorkshire at Southampton - Apr 21-24
Hampshire 455 Yorkshire 231 & 178/3 (61 ov) (f/o)
Lancashire v Somerset at Manchester - Apr 21-24
Lancashire 109 & 423/7 (149 ov) Somerset 278
Leics v Glamorgan at Leicester - Apr 21-24
Leics 420 & 200/3 (56 ov) Glamorgan 426
Middlesex v Essex at Lord's - Apr 21-24
Middlesex 507/7d & 239/3d Essex 295 & 19/0 (6 ov, target 452)
Warwickshire v Surrey at Birmingham - Apr 21-24
Warwickshire 332 & 162/4 (57 ov) Surrey 437
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