John Warr      

Full name John James Warr

Born July 16, 1927, Ealing, Middlesex

Current age 88 years 46 days

Major teams England, Cambridge University, Middlesex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

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John James Warr
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 2 4 0 4 4 1.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 344 454 119 3838 54* 11.45 0 3 118 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 2 3 584 281 1 1/76 1/139 281.00 2.88 584.0 0 0 0
First-class 344 53012 21796 956 9/65 22.79 2.46 55.4 35 5
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v England at Sydney, Jan 5-9, 1951 scorecard
Last Test Australia v England at Adelaide, Feb 2-8, 1951 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1949 - 1960
Profile

John Warr was a right-arm fast-medium bowler who won Blues in four years (1949-1952) at Cambridge, captaining the side in 1951. In 1950 he took 87 wickets in a summer split between university and county, earning selection in a woefully inexperienced MCC side who were well beaten by Australia in 1950-51. Warr's two caps came on that trip but he was ineffective in either match. In 1956 he passed 100 wickets for the first time (116 at 18.17), and between 1958 and 1960 he captained a poor Middlesex side. He retired at the end of 1960 to concentrate on his career in the City. He went on to become a trustee of the MCC and president in 1987-88 as well as a member of the Jockey Club and a steward at Goodwood.
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