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David Kitson      

Full name David Lees Kitson

Born September 13, 1925, Batley, Yorkshire

Died May 17, 2002, Ilminster, Somerset (aged 76 years 246 days)

Major teams Somerset

Batting style Right-hand bat

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 32 60 3 886 69 15.54 0 5 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 32 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1952 - 1954
Profile

David Kitson was a Yorkshireman who played 32 times for Somerset after moving to the west country at the end of the Second World War. He was a prolific runscorer at club level but failed to make his mark in the first-class game, managing 886 runs at 15.54. He subsequently moved to South Africa before returning to the west country where he excelled at bowls.

Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Sussex at Chester-le-Street - Apr 26-29
Sussex 335 & 115/3 Durham 339
Gloucs v Derbyshire at Bristol - Apr 26-29
Gloucs 275 Derbyshire 511/8
Hampshire v Notts at Southampton - Apr 26-29
Notts 371 Hampshire 167/4
Lancashire v Kent at Manchester - Apr 26-29
Lancashire 444 Kent 214/7
Leics v Northants at Leicester - Apr 26-29
Northants 251 & 105/2 Leics 305
Somerset v Middlesex at Taunton - Apr 26-29
Somerset 408 Middlesex 306/7
Surrey v Essex at The Oval - Apr 26-29
Surrey 340 Essex 266/2
Yorkshire v Warwickshire at Leeds - Apr 26-29
Warwickshire 435 Yorkshire 128/3
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