William Collins (cricketer, born 1868)

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William Collins
Personal information
Full name William Ronald Collins
Born 29 January 1868
Hackney, Middlesex,
Died 10 December 1942(1942-12-10) (aged 74)
Thrapston, Northamptonshire,
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm fast
Domestic team information
Years Team
1892 Middlesex
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 1
Runs scored 0
Batting average 0.00
100s/50s –/–
Top score 0
Balls bowled
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings –/–
Source: Cricinfo, 8 February 2013

William Ronald Collins (29 January 1868 – 10 December 1942) was an English cricketer. Collins was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm fast. He was born at Hackney, Middlesex and was educated at Wellington College.

Collins made a single first-class appearance for Middlesex in the 1892 County Championship against Somerset at the County Ground, Taunton.[1] He was dismissed twice in the match for ducks, firstly by Coote Hedley in Middlesex's first-innings and then by George Nichols in their second.[2]

He died at Thrapston, Northamptonshire on 10 December 1942.


  1. ^ "First-Class Matches played by William Collins". CricketArchive. Retrieved 8 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "Somerset v Middlesex, 1892 County Championship". CricketArchive. Retrieved 8 February 2013. 

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