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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
Durham v Warwickshire at Chester-le-Street - Aug 23-26
Durham 207 Warwickshire 344/7 (116 ov)
Glamorgan v Sussex at Cardiff - Aug 23-26
Glamorgan 252 & 149/2 (45.3 ov) Sussex 283
Gloucs v Kent at Bristol - Aug 23-26
Gloucs 221 & 28/3 (12.4 ov) Kent 533/6d
Leics v Essex at Leicester - Aug 23-26
Leics 238 & 167/8 (46.1 ov) Essex 423
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton - Aug 23-26
Hampshire 338 Somerset 463/7 (128 ov)
Surrey v Lancashire at The Oval - Aug 23-26
Lancashire 287 & 169/4 (48.3 ov) Surrey 480
Worcs v Northants at Worcester - Aug 23-26
Northants 551 Worcs 193/3 (56 ov)
Yorkshire v Notts at Scarborough - Aug 23-26
Yorkshire 282 & 263/4d Notts 94 & 61/3 (23 ov, target 452)
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