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George John      

Full name George John

Born circa 1883, St Vincent

Died January 14, 1944, Port of Spain, Trinidad

Major teams Trinidad

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 29 42 9 466 111 14.12 1 0 16 0
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5w 10
First-class 29 2559 133 7/52 19.24 7 1
Career statistics
First-class span 1909-1928
Profile

George John was a renowned opening fast bowler from Trinidad who excelled on the 1923 West Indies tour of England, bu which time he was 40, when he took 49 wickets at 19.51, including a career-best 7 for 52 against Glamorgan. In all matches on the tour he took 90 wickets at 14.68. He had made his first-class debut in 1909-10 and was robbed of his best years by the war.
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The West Indian squad that toured England in 1923, before Test status was conferred on the region

The West Indian squad that toured England in 1923, before Test status was conferred on the region

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