Bill Copson

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Birthday
27, 1908
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Sep 14, 1971 (63)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
27, 1908
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Sep 14, 1971 (63)

About

High tempered Derbyshire player who took 1,000 wickets during a career that spanned from 1932-1950.

Before Fame

He never played cricket as a kid, but during the 1926 General Strike, his co-workers convinced him to start playing.

Trivia

He made three tests during his career, but World War II kept him from making any more.

Family Life

He was born in Stonebroom, Derbyshire, and died in Clay Cross, Derbyshire.

Associated With

He is one of an elite list of players to take at least five wickets on their test debut, along with stars such as Syed Abid Ali.