Full name John Bastow
Born October 30, 1850, Bromley-by-Bow, London
Died June 1, 1927, Haverstock Hill, London (aged 76 years 214 days)
Major teams Middlesex
Batting style Right-hand bat
Fielding position Wicketkeeper
Relation Grandson - FC Hawker
|First-class span||1874 - 1877|
John Bastow, born at Bromley-by-Bow on October 30, 1850, died in a nursing-home on June 1 at the age of 76. A useful batsman and wicketkeeper, he played for Middlesex in 1874, 1875 and 1877, heading the averages in the first-mentioned year. His highest innings were 35 v. Surrey on Prince's ground and 28 and 34 not out in the return at the Oval. Later on he assisted Essex.
Wisden Cricketers Almanack
Also: the fastest Indian to 50 wickets, and Yasir Shah's unwanted "double-hundred"