Leslie Sears

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Leslie Sears
Personal information
Full name Leslie Daniel Sears
Born (1901-01-12)12 January 1901
Wokingham, Berkshire, England
Died 27 June 1992(1992-06-27) (aged 91)
Amesbury Abbey, Wiltshire, England
Batting style Left-handed
Bowling style Unknown
Domestic team information
Years Team
1934–1935 Berkshire
1925 Essex
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 2
Runs scored 18
Batting average 4.50
100s/50s –/–
Top score 16
Balls bowled
Wickets
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings –/–
Source: Cricinfo, 27 October 2011

Leslie Daniel Sears (12 January 1901 – 27 June 1992) was an English cricketer. Sears was a left-handed batsman. He was born at Wokingham, Berkshire.

Sears made two first-class appearances for Essex against Worcestershire and Derbyshire in the 1925 County Championship,[1] scoring 18 runs at an average of 4.50, with a high score of 16.[2] He later played for Berkshire, making his debut for his native county against Wiltshire in the 1933 Minor Counties Championship. He played Minor counties cricket for Berkshire in 1934 and 1935, making thirteen appearances.[3]

He died at Amesbury Abbey, Wiltshire on 27 June 1992. His son, also called Leslie, played for Berkshire and later served as the counties chairman from 1983 to 2004. His grandson's, Jamie and Richard, also played for Berkshire.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "First-Class Matches played by Leslie Sears". CricketArchive. Retrieved 27 October 2011. 
  2. ^ "First-class Batting and Fielding For Each Team by Leslie Sears". CricketArchive. Retrieved 27 October 2011. 
  3. ^ "Minor Counties Championship Matches played by Leslie Sears". CricketArchive. Retrieved 27 October 2011. 

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