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RICHARDSON, T
RHODES, W
ROOT CF
RUSSELL, AC
RYAN, F

Name: Root, Charles Frederick
Position: Bowler (leg theory)
Date of Birth: 1890, April 16
Place of Birth: Derbyshire
Died: 1953, Jan 20
   
Wills, Cricketers 1928 [1928]
Tests: 3 for England
Batting and Fielding

Bowling
I No HS Runs Avg 100 50 Ct St
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Balls Runs Wkts Avg BB. 5wl 10wM
642 194 8 24.25 4-84 - -

Always known as Fred.
Fast bowler before World War One had a medicore record.
1921 joined Worcestershire and developed fast-medium in-swingers on the leg stump with 5 fieldsman on the leg-side close in.
From 1923 he took over 100 wickets in 9 successive seasons.
No fool with the bat he did the double (1000 runs and 100 wickets in a season) in 1928.
Retired from the game in 1933.


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