David Kitson      

Full name David Lees Kitson

Born September 13, 1925, Batley, Yorkshire

Died May 17, 2002, Ilminster, Somerset (aged 76 years 246 days)

Major teams Somerset

Batting style Right-hand bat

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 32 60 3 886 69 15.54 0 5 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 32 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1952 - 1954
Profile

David Kitson was a Yorkshireman who played 32 times for Somerset after moving to the west country at the end of the Second World War. He was a prolific runscorer at club level but failed to make his mark in the first-class game, managing 886 runs at 15.54. He subsequently moved to South Africa before returning to the west country where he excelled at bowls.

Country Fixtures Country Results
Leics v Kent at Leicester - Jul 5-7
Kent won by 8 wickets
Notts v Middlesex at Nottingham - Jul 5-8
Middlesex 374 & 7/0 (2 ov) Notts 419/9d
Somerset v Sussex at Taunton - Jul 5-8
Sussex 208 & 311/2 (73 ov) Somerset 274
Warwickshire v Yorkshire at Birmingham - Jul 5-8
Yorkshire 213 & 289/7d Warwickshire 69 & 43/1 (14 ov, target 434)
Derbyshire v Glamorgan at Chesterfield - Jul 6-9
Glamorgan 410/9d Derbyshire 122/2 (40 ov)
Lancashire v Essex at Manchester - Jul 6-9
Lancashire 257/5 (70 ov)
Worcs v Hampshire at Worcester - Jul 6-9
Worcs 478 Hampshire 86/3 (34 ov)
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