William Blackman

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William Blackman
Personal information
Full name William Blackman
Born (1862-11-27)27 November 1862
Arundel, Sussex, England
Died 2 June 1885(1885-06-02) (aged 22)
Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia
Batting style Right-handed batsman
Bowling style Right-arm fast
Domestic team information
Years Team
1881-1884 Sussex
Career statistics
Competition FC
Matches 34
Runs scored 1070
Batting average 18.44
100s/50s 0/5
Top score 89
Balls bowled 4438
Wickets 87
Bowling average 21.63
5 wickets in innings 4
10 wickets in match 0
Best bowling 7/86
Catches/stumpings 21/0
Source: Cricinfo, 9 January 2009

William Blackman (27 November 1862 – 2 June 1885) was a cricketer who played first-class cricket for Sussex County Cricket Club. He was educated at Ardingly College and played 34 times for Sussex between 1881 and 1884.[1] Suffering ill-health, he then moved to Melbourne, Australia, where, within a few months, he died of tuberculosis at the age of 22.

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  1. ^ "Brief profile of William Blackman". Retrieved 2008-06-06. 

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