William Tomlin

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William Tomlin
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Personal information
Full name William Tomlin
Born (1866-09-15)15 September 1866
Broughton Astley, Leicestershire, England
Died 11 May 1910(1910-05-11) (aged 43)
Leicester, England
Batting style Right-hand
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Domestic team information
Years Team
1894-1899 Leicestershire
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 68
Runs scored 2353
Batting average 20.28
100s/50s 4/7
Top score 140
Balls bowled 575
Wickets 8
Bowling average 43.25
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match 0
Best bowling 3-49
Catches/stumpings 30/0
Source: Cricket archive, 15 October 2012

William Tomlin (15 September 1866 in Broughton Astley, Leicestershire, England – 11 May 1910 in Leicester, England) was an English cricketer who played first class cricket for Leicestershire from 1894-1899 [1] and as a professional in the Lancashire League.[2]

Cricket career[edit]

Tomlin made his first-class debut against Essex in May, 1894. The right handed batsman highest score of 140 was scored in May, 1894 in a match against MCC. His right-arm medium pace claimed eight wickets at an average of 43.25.

In April, 1892, Tomlin made his first appearance in the Lancashire League as a professional for Accrington.[3] He went on to play in 16 matches and a further five for Colne.


  1. ^ Cricket archive-William Tomlin Retrieved 11 October 2012
  2. ^ Tomlin's Lancashire League stats Retrieved 12 October 2012
  3. ^ Accrington Cricket Club history Retrieved 16 October 2012

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