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Johnny Martin      

Full name John Wesley Martin

Born July 28, 1931, Wingham, New South Wales

Died July 15, 1992, Burrell Creek, New South Wales (aged 60 years 353 days)

Major teams Australia, New South Wales, South Australia

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox, Slow left-arm chinaman

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 8 13 1 214 55 17.83 0 1 3 5 0
First-class 135 193 26 3970 101 23.77 1 21 114 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 8 16 1846 832 17 3/56 4/127 48.94 2.70 108.5 0 0 0
First-class 135 27296 13872 445 8/97 31.17 3.04 61.3 17 1
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v West Indies at Melbourne, Dec 30, 1960 - Jan 3, 1961 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v Australia at Port Elizabeth, Feb 24-28, 1967 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1956-1968
Profile

Wisden obituary
One of the last of a now all but extinct breed, Johnny Martin bowled unorthodox low left-arm in eight Tests for Australia during the 1960s, and was, when his aggressive batting was taken into account, as great an entertainment package as almost any cricketer to come out of NSW.

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