John Ward      

Full name John Thomas Ward

Born March 11, 1937, Timaru, Canterbury

Current age 78 years 55 days

Major teams New Zealand, Canterbury

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Relation Uncle - NV Burtt, Cousin - JW Burtt, Son - BJ Ward

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 8 12 6 75 35* 12.50 0 0 0 16 1
First-class 95 129 39 1117 54* 12.41 0 1 227 27
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 8 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 95 7 0 - - - - 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut New Zealand v South Africa at Wellington, Feb 21-25, 1964 scorecard
Last Test New Zealand v India at Auckland, Mar 7-12, 1968 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1957/58 - 1970/71
Profile

John Ward was a reliable wicketkeeper and a solid, if not hugely successful, tailender who never quite live dup to his early promise - he was picked to tour South Africa after only two first-class matches. From the late fifties through to the mid sixties he was a semi-permanent member of the New Zealand squad, but had to wait until 1963-64 to make his debut, and although he kept efficiently, he was never able to command a regular place in the side.

Tour Results
India v New Zealand at Chennai - Sep 11, 2012
New Zealand won by 1 run
India v New Zealand at Visakhapatnam - Sep 8, 2012
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
India v New Zealand at Bangalore - Aug 31-Sep 3, 2012
India won by 5 wickets
India v New Zealand at Hyderabad (Deccan) - Aug 23-26, 2012
India won by an innings and 115 runs
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