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Paul Nicholls
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Paul Nicholls

Australia

Full Name

Paul Allen Nicholls

Born

November 10, 1946, East Fremantle, Western Australia

Died

January 17, 2009 (aged 62y 68d)

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Bowling Style

Right arm offbreak

TEAMS

A right-arm offspinner and right-hand batsman, Paul Nicholls played 19 first-class matches for Western Australia throughout the 1970s. His peak came in 1971-72, when he collected eight wickets on debut against South Australia at the Adelaide Oval, including a career-best 5 for 68 in the second innings. Also a talented Australian Rules footballer, Nicholls played in a Western Australian Football League premiership with East Fremantle in 1974. His talents were not confined to the sporting arena. Nicholls went on to have a successful legal career and worked as a magistrate in Western Australia before he died in 2009 following a long battle with cancer.
Brydon Coverdale

Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAve100s50sCtSt
FC1933124923823.420070
List A220383419.000000
Bowling
FormatMatBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
FC192167943305/6831.432.6172.2010
List A2402833/283/289.334.2013.30000

Debut/Last Matches - Player

FC Matches
Span
1971/72 - 1978/79
List A Matches
Span
1972/73 - 1973/74