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John Asquith      

Full name John Patrick Kenyon Asquith

Born February 1, 1932, Carshalton, Surrey

Died September 10, 2009, Kingston St Mary, near Taunton, Somerset (aged 77 years 221 days)

Major teams Cambridge University

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Relation Brother-in-law - DRW Silk

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 5 8 1 46 12 6.57 0 0 4 1
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1953 - 1954
Profile

John Asquith was a wicketkeeper with few pretensions as a batsman, and his opportunities in 1953 and 1955 came about when Cambridge's first-choice keepers were absent and injured. He kept against the Australians in 1953 and the Pakistanis in the following summer.

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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 & 157/8 Kent 268
Northants v Lancashire at Northampton - May 3-6
Northants 385 & 31/2 Lancashire 436
Worcs v Somerset at Worcester - May 3-5
Worcs won by an innings and 62 runs
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