Peter Badham

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Peter Badham
Personal information
Full namePeter Henry Christopher Badham
Born(1911-02-11)11 February 1911
Bagworth, Leicestershire, England
Died10 April 1983(1983-04-10) (aged 72)
Upton, Dorset, England
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm medium
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
1937–1947Dorset
1934Oxford University
1933–1934Buckinghamshire
1933Leicestershire
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 4
Runs scored 67
Batting average 11.16
100s/50s –/–
Top score 38
Balls bowled 744
Wickets 10
Bowling average 31.10
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 4/70
Catches/stumpings 4/–
Source: Cricinfo, 4 May 2011

Peter Henry Christopher Badham (11 February 1911 – 10 April 1983) was an English cricketer. Badham was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm medium pace. He was born in Bagworth, Leicestershire and educated at Winchester College, where he played for the college cricket team.[1]

Badham made his first-class debut for Leicestershire against Oxford University in 1933, which was his only first-class appearance for his home county. The following year he played 3 further first-class matches for Oxford University, the last coming against a combined Minor Counties team.[2] In his 4 career first-class matches, he scored 67 runs at a batting average of 11.16, with a high score of 38.

The same season he played for Leicestershire also saw him make his Minor Counties Championship debut for Buckinghamshire, a team he played Minor counties cricket for through to the end of the 1934 season. He later joined Dorset, making his debut for the county in the 1937 Minor Counties Championship against Oxfordshire. He played for Dorset up to 1939, playing for them in 1946 and 1947 following the end of the Second World War.[3]

He died in Upton, Dorset on 10 April 1983.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Teams Peter Badham played for". CricketArchive. Retrieved 8 May 2011.
  2. ^ "First-Class Matches played by Peter Badham". CricketArchive. Retrieved 8 May 2011.
  3. ^ "Minor Counties Championship Matches played by Peter Badham". CricketArchive. Retrieved 8 May 2011.

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