Decade Review 2009

John Eggar      

Full name John Drennan Eggar

Born December 1, 1916, Nowshera, North West Frontier Province, India

Died May 3, 1983, Hinton St George, Somerset (aged 66 years 153 days)

Major teams Derbyshire, Hampshire, Oxford University

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 41 64 6 1847 219 31.84 4 20 0
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5w 10
First-class 41 193 1 1/2 193.00 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1938-1954
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