John Ponsonby      

Full name John Henry Ponsonby

Born July 21, 1848, Westminster, London

Died September 11, 1916, Brympton D'Evercy, Yeovil, Somerset (aged 68 years 52 days)

Major teams Marylebone Cricket Club

Also known as changed name to John Henry Ponsonby-Fane in 1875

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm slow (underarm)

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Education Harrow School

Relation Father - SCB Ponsonby, Son - RAB Ponsonby

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 7 9 1 161 53 20.12 0 1 9 2
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 7 446 209 13 5/51 16.07 2.81 34.3 1 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1869 - 1875

Mr. John Henry Ponsonby-Fane, eldest son of the late Rt Hon Spencer Ponsonby-Fane, was in the Harrow XI in 1866 with W. B. Money, W. H. Hadow, and F. C. Cobden, and in his match against Eton scored 33. Scores and Biographies said of him: Is a good, steady batsman, a most effective lob-bowler, and an excellent wicket-keeper. Playing for I. Zingari v. School of Gunnery, at Shoeburyness in July, 1874 - it was a twelve a-side match - he obtained nine wickets in the first innings and ten in the second. He played much for I. Zingari, and had been a member of the MCC since 1867.
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