Charles Benham (cricketer)

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Charles Edward Benham (24 June 1880 – 13 December 1961) was a Scottish first-class cricketer who played for Essex and Scotland. A right-arm fast bowler and lower-order right-hand bat, Benham played between 1904 and 1912.[1] His most successful season - 1908 - saw him score two half-centuries with the bat and take thirty wickets at 26.96 apiece.[2][3] He played two matches for Scotland, scoring 62 runs [4] and taking five wickets.[5]

Benham was born in East Ham, Essex, and he died in Broxburn, West Lothian in Scotland.[6] His son, Fred Benham, also played for Scotland.[7]

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  1. ^ "Player Profile: Charles Benham". ESPN CricInfo. Retrieved 22 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "FIRST-CLASS BOWLING IN EACH SEASON BY CHARLES BENHAM". Cricket Archive. Retrieved 22 November 2013. 
  3. ^ "FIRST-CLASS BATTING AND FIELDING IN EACH SEASON BY CHARLES BENHAM". Cricket Archive. Retrieved 22 November 2013. 
  4. ^ "FIRST-CLASS BATTING AND FIELDING FOR EACH TEAM BY CHARLES BENHAM". Cricket Archive. Retrieved 22 November 2013. 
  5. ^ "FIRST-CLASS BOWLING FOR EACH TEAM BY CHARLES BENHAM". Cricket Archive. Retrieved 22 November 2013. 
  6. ^ "Player Profile: Charles Benham". Cricket Archive. Retrieved 22 November 2013. 
  7. ^ "Player Profile: Fred Benham". Cricket Archive. Retrieved 22 November 2013. 

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