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John Mortimore      

Full name John Brian Mortimore

Born May 14, 1933, Southmead, Bristol

Died February 13, 2014 (aged 80 years 275 days)

Major teams England, Gloucestershire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 9 12 2 243 73* 24.30 0 1 4 3 0
First-class 640 989 121 15891 149 18.30 4 65 345 0
List A 93 68 21 494 36 10.51 0 0 26 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 9 15 2162 733 13 3/36 3/60 56.38 2.03 166.3 0 0 0
First-class 640 113417 41904 1807 8/59 23.18 2.21 62.7 75 8
List A 93 3612 2273 78 4/12 4/12 29.14 3.77 46.3 1 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v England at Melbourne, Feb 13-18, 1959 scorecard
Last Test England v Australia at Manchester, Jul 23-28, 1964 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1950 - 1975
List A span 1963 - 1974
Profile

John Mortimore was a lean and stately offspinner, who was a staple of the Gloucestershire side for a quarter of a century and also won nine England caps at the height of his prowess.

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Middlesex 374 Notts 301/6 (99.5 ov)
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Sussex 208 & 150/1 (35 ov) Somerset 274
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Glamorgan 403/8 (78 ov)
Lancashire v Essex at Manchester - Jul 6-9
Lancashire 120/4 (34.3 ov)
Worcs v Hampshire at Worcester - Jul 6-9
Worcs 461/8 (137.3 ov)
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