William Carter (Surrey cricketer)

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William Carter
Personal information
Full name William John Carter
Born (1841-01-23)23 January 1841
Kennington, Surrey, England
Died 18 November 1888(1888-11-18) (aged 47)
Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm fast
Domestic team information
Years Team
1871–1874 Surrey
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 8
Runs scored 91
Batting average 8.27
100s/50s –/–
Top score 21*
Balls bowled 116
Wickets 4
Bowling average 10.25
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 2/15
Catches/stumpings 2/–
Source: Cricinfo, 23 June 2012

William John Carter (21 January 1841 – 18 November 1888) was an English cricketer. Carter was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm fast. He was born at Kennington, Surrey.

Carter made his first-class debut for Surrey against the Kent in 1871 at The Oval. He made six further first-class appearances for the county, the last of which came against Gloucestershire in 1874.[1] In his seven first-class matches for the county, he scored 77 runs at an average of 8.55, with a high score of 21 not out.[2] With the ball, he took 4 wickets at a bowling average of 10.25, with best figures of 2/15.[3] He also made a single first-class appearance in 1874 for a United South of England Eleven against Yorkshire at Great Horton Road, Bradford.[1]

He died at Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, on 18 November 1888.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "First-Class Matches played by William Carter". CricketArchive. Retrieved 23 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "First-class Batting and Fielding For Each Team by William Carter". CricketArchive. Retrieved 23 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "First-class Bowling For Each Team by William Carter". CricketArchive. Retrieved 23 June 2012. 

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