John Ponsonby      

Full name John Henry Ponsonby

Born July 21, 1848, Westminster, London

Died September 11, 1916, Brympton D'Evercy, Yeovil, Somerset (aged 68 years 52 days)

Major teams Marylebone Cricket Club

Also known as changed name to John Henry Ponsonby-Fane in 1875

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm slow (underarm)

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Education Harrow School

Relation Father - SCB Ponsonby, Son - RAB Ponsonby

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 7 9 1 161 53 20.12 0 1 9 2
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 7 446 209 13 5/51 16.07 2.81 34.3 1 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1869 - 1875
Profile

Mr. John Henry Ponsonby-Fane, eldest son of the late Rt Hon Spencer Ponsonby-Fane, was in the Harrow XI in 1866 with W. B. Money, W. H. Hadow, and F. C. Cobden, and in his match against Eton scored 33. Scores and Biographies said of him: Is a good, steady batsman, a most effective lob-bowler, and an excellent wicket-keeper. Playing for I. Zingari v. School of Gunnery, at Shoeburyness in July, 1874 - it was a twelve a-side match - he obtained nine wickets in the first innings and ten in the second. He played much for I. Zingari, and had been a member of the MCC since 1867.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
Gloucs v Durham at Bristol - Apr 21-24
Gloucs 303 & 175/3 (53 ov) Durham 419
Hampshire v Yorkshire at Southampton - Apr 21-24
Hampshire 455 Yorkshire 231 & 178/3 (61 ov) (f/o)
Lancashire v Somerset at Manchester - Apr 21-24
Lancashire 109 & 423/7 (149 ov) Somerset 278
Leics v Glamorgan at Leicester - Apr 21-24
Leics 420 & 200/3 (56 ov) Glamorgan 426
Middlesex v Essex at Lord's - Apr 21-24
Middlesex 507/7d & 239/3d Essex 295 & 19/0 (6 ov, target 452)
Warwickshire v Surrey at Birmingham - Apr 21-24
Warwickshire 332 & 162/4 (57 ov) Surrey 437
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