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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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Country Fixtures Country Results
Pool B: KZN-Inland v Free State at Pietermaritzburg - Oct 23-25
Free State 406/6d KZN-Inland 68 & 80/2 (f/o)
Pool B: Easterns v Boland at Benoni - Oct 23-25
Boland 156 Easterns 343/7
Cross Pool: Namibia v North West at Windhoek - Oct 23-25
Namibia 269 & 45/1 North West 373/9d
Pool A: S West D v W Province at Oudtshoorn - Oct 23-25
W Province 295/4d & 21/0 S West D 364/9d
Lions v Dolphins at Potchefstroom - Oct 24
Dolphins won by 3 wickets (with 17 balls remaining) (D/L method)
Titans v Cape Cobras at Centurion - Oct 24
Titans won by 6 wickets (with 69 balls remaining)
Warriors v Knights at East London - Oct 24
Knights won by 47 runs
2nd T20I: SL Women v SA Women at Colombo (Colts)
Oct 25, 2014 (09:50 local | 04:20 GMT | 00:20 EDT | 23:20 CDT | 21:20 PDT)
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