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Sir John Masterman      

Full name John Cecil Masterman

Born January 12, 1891, Kingston Hill, Surrey

Died June 6, 1977, Oxford (aged 86 years 145 days)

Major teams Free Foresters, HDG Leveson-Gower's XI

Nickname JC

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Education Oxford University

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 4 6 2 77 36* 19.25 0 0 7 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 4 408 236 4 2/124 59.00 3.47 102.0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1926 - 1930
Profile

THE death of Sir John Masterman in June at the age of 86 removes a personification of the scholar-sportsman almost without compare. When again will Worcester College have a provost or the University of Oxford a vice-chancellor who combined the qualities of a distinguished teacher of history with first-class skill at six sports? Not indeed that JC's achievements ended there, for as deputy-chief of MI5 in the Second World War he was a key figure in `turning' the entire German spy network in the UK to serve British ends. He was an author of distinction also, and, in his old age, personnel adviser to an industrial combine.

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1st Investec Test: England v New Zealand at Lord's - May 21-25
England 389 & 429/6 New Zealand 523
Kent v Surrey at Beckenham - May 24-27
Kent 282 Surrey 17/1
Lancashire v Derbyshire at Southport - May 24-27
Derbyshire 335/9
Somerset v Yorkshire at Taunton - May 24-27
Yorkshire 343/8
Sussex v Warwickshire at Hove - May 24-27
Warwickshire 180 Sussex 140/5
Worcs v Durham at Worcester - May 24-27
Worcs 323 Durham 14/0
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May 25, 2015
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May 25, 2015
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May 25, 2015
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