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Johnnie Johnson      

Full name Frank Sidney Roland Johnson

Born August 4, 1917, Simla, Punjab

Died May 10, 2009 (aged 91 years 279 days)

Major teams Combined Services, Delhi, Sind

Batting style Right-hand bat

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 5 9 0 142 39 15.77 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1941/42 - 1947
Profile

Air Vice-Marshall Johnnie Johnson was one of a number of English cricketers whose first-class experience came while serving with the forces in India in World War Two, playing four times for Sind as an opening batsman and the only European on the team. His one first-class appearance in England came in 1947 playing for Combined Services against Oxford University.

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Notes

Appointed OBE in 1963 and CB in 1973

Country Fixtures Country Results
Middlesex v Durham at Lord's - May 2-5
Middlesex won by 187 runs
Essex v Gloucs at Chelmsford - May 3-5
Gloucs won by 9 wickets
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - May 3-6
Derbyshire 205 Glamorgan 103/4d
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 3-6
Leics 386 & 189/8 Kent 268
Northants v Lancashire at Northampton - May 3-6
Northants 385 & 42/2 Lancashire 436
Worcs v Somerset at Worcester - May 3-5
Worcs won by an innings and 62 runs
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