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John Ward      

Full name John Thomas Ward

Born March 11, 1937, Timaru, Canterbury

Current age 77 years 164 days

Major teams New Zealand, Canterbury

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Relation Uncle - NV Burtt, Cousin - JW Burtt, Son - BJ Ward

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 8 12 6 75 35* 12.50 0 0 0 16 1
First-class 95 129 39 1117 54* 12.41 0 1 227 27
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 8 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 95 7 0 - - - - 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut New Zealand v South Africa at Wellington, Feb 21-25, 1964 scorecard
Last Test New Zealand v India at Auckland, Mar 7-12, 1968 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1957-1971
Profile

John Ward was a reliable wicketkeeper and a solid, if not hugely successful, tailender who never quite live dup to his early promise - he was picked to tour South Africa after only two first-class matches. From the late fifties through to the mid sixties he was a semi-permanent member of the New Zealand squad, but had to wait until 1963-64 to make his debut, and although he kept efficiently, he was never able to command a regular place in the side.

Country Fixtures Country Results
Kent v NZ A at Canterbury
Aug 25-27, 2014 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Surrey v NZ A at The Oval
Aug 31-Sep 2, 2014 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
1st ODI: WI Women v NZ Women at Basseterre
Sep 12, 2014 (09:30 local | 13:30 GMT | 09:30 EDT | 08:30 CDT | 06:30 PDT)
1st Match, Qualifying Group: Northern D v Express at Raipur
Sep 13, 2014 (16:00 local | 10:30 GMT | 06:30 EDT | 05:30 CDT | 03:30 PDT)
3rd Match, Qualifying Group: Northern D v Lahore Lions at Raipur
Sep 14, 2014 (16:00 local | 10:30 GMT | 06:30 EDT | 05:30 CDT | 03:30 PDT)
2nd ODI: WI Women v NZ Women at Basseterre
Sep 14, 2014 (09:30 local | 13:30 GMT | 09:30 EDT | 08:30 CDT | 06:30 PDT)
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