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Keith Kirton      

Full name Keith Norman Kirton

Born February 28, 1928, King William's Town, Cape Province

Died August 3, 2009, Benoni, Gauteng (aged 81 years 156 days)

Major teams Border, Eastern Province

Batting style Right-hand bat

Relation Brother - CH Kirton

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 73 136 7 4128 163 32.00 10 18 51 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 73 225 142 8 5/29 17.75 3.78 28.1 1 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1947-1964
Profile

Keith Kirton was a stylish right-hand batsman who played for Border and then Eastern Province between 1948 and 1964, captaining both sides. He was unlucky not to be selected for the national team, coming closest in 1954-55 when he made 599 runs, including three hundreds. Against Rhodesia that season both he and Ossie Dawson scored centuries before lunch.
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TBA v Sth Africans in Sri Lanka (venue TBA)
Jul 3, 2014 (04:15 GMT)
1st ODI: Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (RPS)
Jul 6, 2014 (09:45 local | 04:15 GMT | 00:15 EDT | 23:15 CDT | 21:15 PDT)
2nd ODI: Sri Lanka v South Africa at Pallekele
Jul 9, 2014 (14:30 local | 09:00 GMT | 05:00 EDT | 04:00 CDT | 02:00 PDT)
3rd ODI: Sri Lanka v South Africa at Hambantota
Jul 12, 2014 (09:45 local | 04:15 GMT | 00:15 EDT | 23:15 CDT | 21:15 PDT)
1st Test: Sri Lanka v South Africa at Galle
Jul 16-20, 2014 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT | 21:30 PDT)
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