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John Evans      

Full name Alfred John Evans

Born May 1, 1889, Newtown, Hampshire

Died September 18, 1960, Marylebone, London (aged 71 years 140 days)

Major teams England, Hampshire, Kent, Oxford University

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Education Winchester; Oxford University

Alfred John Evans
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 1 2 0 18 14 9.00 0 0 1 0 0 0
First-class 90 148 6 3499 143 24.64 6 18 94 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 90 6085 3062 110 7/50 27.83 3.01 55.3 4 1
Career statistics
Only Test England v Australia at Lord's, Jun 11-14, 1921 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1908 - 1928
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Footnote
Altham wrote of him: "A somewhat uncertain starter with the bat, his method once he got going, was both classical and impressive". He achieved a wider fame for escaping from a Prisoner of War camp in the First World War. After that he wrote The Escaping Club, a classic book about his breakout.

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Alfred John Evans

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Country Fixtures Country Results
1st Youth Test: England U19 v S Lanka U19 at Cambridge - Jul 26-29
England U19 352/4 (96 ov)
North Group: Leics v Lancashire at Leicester - Jul 26
Leics won by 131 runs
South Group: Somerset v Middlesex at Taunton - Jul 26
Somerset won by 4 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)
North Group: Warwickshire v Northants at Birmingham - Jul 26
Warwickshire won by 8 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)
South Group: Essex v Glamorgan at Chelmsford - Jul 26
Glamorgan 324/8 Essex 119/1 (20/50 ov)
South Group: Hampshire v Kent at Southampton - Jul 26
Hampshire 229 Kent 153/0 (28/50 ov)
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