|Full name||William Whitcher|
Emsworth, Hampshire, England
|Died||9 March 1910 (aged 77–78)|
Southampton, Hampshire, England
|Domestic team information|
Source: Cricinfo, 1 January 2009
Whitcher made his first-class debut for Hampshire in 1864, which was the club's first season with first-class status. This came against Sussex. In this match he bowled 5 wicket-less overs in the Sussex first-innings. In Hampshire's first-innings, he ended the innings unbeaten without scoring. Having batted at number 10 in the first-innings, he opened the batting in Hampshire's second-innings. This promotion up the order was not successful, with Whitcher being run out for a duck. Sussex eventually won the match by 10 wickets. He next appeared in first-class cricket for Hampshire in 1867, when he played his final first-class match against Kent. He scored his first first-class runs in Hampshire's first-innings, making 10 runs before being dismissed by George Bennett. In the second-innings he ended the innings unbeaten on 17. Whitcher bowled in the Kent first-innings, bowling 7 wicket-less overs. The match ended in a draw.
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