Hopper Levett

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Hopper Levett
Personal information
Full name William Howard Vincent Levett
Born (1908-01-25)25 January 1908
Goudhurst, Kent, England
Died 1 December 1995(1995-12-01) (aged 87)
Hastings, East Sussex, England
Nickname Hopper
Batting Right-handed
Role Wicket-keeper
International information
National side
Only Test (cap 273) 5 January 1934 v India
Domestic team information
Years Team
1930–1947 Kent
Career statistics
Competition Test First-class
Matches 1 175
Runs scored 7 2,524
Batting average 7.00 12.25
100s/50s 0/0 0/2
Top score 5 76
Balls bowled 0 3
Wickets 0
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 3/– 283/195
Source: Cricinfo, 20 July 2009

William Howard Vincent "Hopper" Levett (25 January 1908 in Goudhurst, Kent – 1 December 1995 in Hastings, Sussex). Educated at Brighton College, Hopper was an English cricketer who played in one Test in 1934. Levett was a gentleman farmer from an old Kentish family who owned hops farms for many years. Levett personally oversaw the amount of hops added to beer.

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