William Smith (cricketer, born 1902)

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William Smith
Personal information
Full name William Alexander Bremner Smith
Born (1902-07-22)22 July 1902
Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland
Died 21 December 1937(1937-12-21) (aged 35)
Kuala Lumpur, Federated Malay States
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium
Domestic team information
Years Team
1927  Scotland
Career statistics
Source: CricketArchive, 4 January 2008

William Alexander Bremner Smith (22 July 1902 – 21 December 1937) was a Scottish cricketer.[1] A right-handed batsman and right-arm fast-medium bowler,[2] he played once for the Scotland national cricket team in 1927.[3]

Biography[edit]

Born in Greenock in 1902,[2] he played club cricket for Greenock Cricket Club, taking 268 wickets at an average of 13.55.[4] His first match against international opposition came for the West of Scotland Cricket Club against Australia in 1926.[5] He played his only match for Scotland the following year, a first-class match against Ireland.[3]

Soon after this, he moved to the Federated Malay States, and played twice for Malaya against Shanghai and Hong Kong in 1929. He played a match for the Federated Malay States against the Straits Settlements the following year, and played in the fixture a second time in 1934.[5] He died in Kuala Lumpur in 1937.[2]

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