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Ken Taylor      

Full name Kenneth Taylor

Born August 21, 1935, Primrose Hill, Huddersfield, Yorkshire

Current age 80 years 282 days

Major teams England, Auckland, Yorkshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 3 5 0 57 24 11.40 0 0 0 1 0
First-class 313 524 36 13053 203* 26.74 16 68 150 0
List A 10 10 0 134 30 13.40 0 0 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 3 1 12 6 0 - - - 3.00 - 0 0 0
First-class 313 10631 3763 131 6/75 28.72 2.12 81.1 1 0
List A 10 366 168 11 3/19 3/19 15.27 2.75 33.2 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v India at Nottingham, Jun 4-8, 1959 scorecard
Last Test England v Australia at Leeds, Jul 2-6, 1964 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1953 - 1968
List A span 1963 - 1968
Profile

It could not happen now. In winter Ken Taylor played football for Huddersfield Town. In summer he played cricket for Yorkshire. And all the while he was training as an artist, first at the Huddersfield Art School, then at the Slade School of Fine Art in London. His older brother Jeff combined playing football for Fulham with studying for a geography degree at London University; then he went to the Royal Academy of Music and became an opera singer.

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Mar 17, 2006

Cover of <I>Ken Taylor: Drawn to Sport</I> by Stephen Chalke

Cover of Ken Taylor: Drawn to Sport by Stephen Chalke

© ESPNcricinfo Ltd

Jul 15, 2004

Ken Taylor sketches a picture of Willie Watson

Ken Taylor sketches a picture of Willie Watson

© Wisden

Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Investec Test: England v Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street - May 27-31
England 498/9d Sri Lanka 101 & 113/3 (33 ov) (f/o)
Northants v Essex at Northampton - May 28-31
Northants 444 Essex 84/0 (24.1 ov)
Notts v Durham at Nottingham - May 28-31
Notts 534 Durham 7/0 (1 ov)
Somerset v Surrey at Taunton - May 28-31
Surrey 264 & 1/0 (0.3 ov) Somerset 102
Sussex v Derbyshire at Hove - May 28-31
Derbyshire 150 Sussex 140/1 (42 ov)
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 29-Jun 1
Leics 189/3 (45.5 ov)
Middlesex v Hampshire at Northwood - May 29-Jun 1
Middlesex 148/2 (41 ov)
Worcs v Gloucs at Worcester - May 29-Jun 1
Worcs 174/5 (45.3 ov)
Yorkshire v Lancashire at Leeds - May 29-Jun 1
Yorkshire 154/5 (45.3 ov)
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