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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
Durham v Warwickshire at Chester-le-Street - Aug 23-26
Durham 207 Warwickshire 315/7 (108 ov)
Glamorgan v Sussex at Cardiff - Aug 23-26
Glamorgan 252 & 50/1 (19 ov) Sussex 283
Gloucs v Kent at Bristol - Aug 23-26
Gloucs 221 Kent 346/4 (82 ov)
Leics v Essex at Leicester - Aug 23-26
Leics 238 Essex 368/8 (103 ov)
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton - Aug 23-26
Hampshire 338 Somerset 257/5 (71.2 ov)
Surrey v Lancashire at The Oval - Aug 23-26
Lancashire 287 Surrey 354/6 (113 ov)
Worcs v Northants at Worcester - Aug 23-26
Northants 551 Worcs 153/1 (40 ov)
Yorkshire v Notts at Scarborough - Aug 23-26
Yorkshire 282 & 200/4 (61 ov) Notts 94
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