Douglas Freeman

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Douglas Freeman
Personal information
Full name Douglas Percy Freeman
Born 21 July 1916
Sherborne, Dorset, England
Died 3 April 2013(2013-04-03) (aged 96)
Bristol, England
Batting style Left-handed
Relations Edward Freeman (father)
Edward Freeman (grandfather)
Thomas Russell (great-uncle)
Domestic team information
Years Team
1937 Kent
1934–1948 Dorset
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 1
Runs scored 10
Batting average 5.00
100s/50s –/–
Top score 6
Balls bowled
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings –/–
Source: Cricinfo, 30 May 2011

Douglas Percy Freeman (21 July 1916 – 3 April 2013) was an English cricketer. Freeman was a left-handed batsman.[1] He was born at Sherborne, Dorset.

Freeman made his debut for Dorset in the 1934 Minor Counties Championship against Cornwall. He played Minor counties cricket for Dorset from 1934 to 1948, making 37 Minor Counties Championship appearances.[2]

Freeman made a single first-class appearance for Kent against Somerset in 1937 County Championship.[3] In this match he scored 4 runs in Kent's first-innings, before being dismissed by Bill Andrews. In their second-innings, he scored 6 runs before being dismissed by Horace Hazell.[4]

Freeman's father, Edward, his grandfather who was also called Edward and his great-uncle Thomas Russell, all played first-class cricket.


  1. ^ "Kent mourning loss of Douglas Freeman - Sport". Your Canterbury. Retrieved 2013-04-11. 
  2. ^ "Minor Counties Championship Matches played by Douglas Freeman". CricketArchive. Retrieved 30 May 2011. 
  3. ^ "First-Class Matches played by Douglas Freeman". CricketArchive. Retrieved 30 May 2011. 
  4. ^ "Kent v Somerset, 1937 County Championship". CricketArchive. Retrieved 30 May 2011. 

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