Bill Copson biography

Bill Copson

Cricket Player

1908 – 1971

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Who was Bill Copson?

Bill Copson was an English cricketer who played for Derbyshire between 1932 and 1950, and for England between 1939 and 1947. He took over 1,000 wickets for Derbyshire, and was prominent in their 1936 Championship season. Cricket correspondent, Colin Bateman, noted Copson was, "a flame-haired pace bowler with a temper to match, became a cricketer by accident".

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Born
Apr 27, 1908
Stonebroom
Nationality
  • England
Died
Sep 14, 1971
Clay Cross

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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