William Bailey (cricketer)

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William Bailey
Personal information
Full name William Henry Bailey
Born (1870-10-02)2 October 1870
Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England
Died 19 October 1930(1930-10-19) (aged 60)
Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England
Batting style Right-handed
Domestic team information
Years Team
1896 Leicestershire
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 2
Runs scored 49
Batting average 12.25
100s/50s –/–
Top score 15
Balls bowled
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 1/–
Source: Cricinfo, 28 February 2012

William Henry Bailey (2 October 1870 – 19 October 1930) was an English cricketer. Smith was a right-handed batsman. He was born at Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire.

Bailey made two first-class appearances for Leicestershire in the 1896 County Championship against Lancashire at Aigburth, Liverpool, and Derbyshire at Grace Road, Leicester.[1] He scored 49 runs in his two matches, at an average of 12.25, with a high score of 15.[2]

He died at the place of his birth on 19 October 1930.


  1. ^ "First-Class Matches played by William Bailey". CricketArchive. Retrieved 28 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "First-class Batting and Fielding For Each Team by William Bailey". CricketArchive. Retrieved 28 February 2012. 

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