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John Asquith      

Full name John Patrick Kenyon Asquith

Born February 1, 1932, Carshalton, Surrey

Died September 10, 2009, Kingston St Mary, near Taunton, Somerset (aged 77 years 221 days)

Major teams Cambridge University

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Relation Brother-in-law - DRW Silk

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 5 8 1 46 12 6.57 0 0 4 1
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1953-1954
Profile

John Asquith was a wicketkeeper with few pretensions as a batsman, and his opportunities in 1953 and 1955 came about when Cambridge's first-choice keepers were absent and injured. He kept against the Australians in 1953 and the Pakistanis in the following summer.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
3rd Investec Test: England v India at Southampton - Jul 27-31
England 569/7d India 323/8
Group A: Northants v Worcs at Milton Keynes - Jul 29
Worcs won by 88 runs
Group A: Yorkshire v Gloucs at Leeds - Jul 29
Gloucs won by 3 wickets (with 28 balls remaining)
Group B: Kent v Durham at Canterbury - Jul 29
Kent won by 2 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
Group B: Warwickshire v Sussex at Birmingham - Jul 29
Warwickshire won by 118 runs
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