Henry Horton      

Full name Henry Horton

Born April 18, 1923, Colwall Green, Herefordshire

Died November 3, 1998, Birmingham, Warwickshire (aged 75 years 199 days)

Major teams Hampshire, Worcestershire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 417 744 84 21669 160* 32.83 32 122 264 0
List A 13 13 0 284 56 21.84 0 2 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 417 348 194 3 2/0 64.66 3.34 116.0 0 0
List A 13 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1946 - 1967
List A span 1963 - 1967
Profile

Henry Horton, who died on November 2, 1998, aged 75, was a pillar of strength in Hampshire's batting line-up when he scored over 1,000 runs in 12 consecutive seasons from 1955 to 1966. He was at his peak as he amassed over 2,000 runs in 1959, 1960 and, so importantly, in the 1961 Championship year. In 1962 he missed the 2,000 mark by just 23 runs.

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1966

Henry Horton batting.

Henry Horton (Hampshire)

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Essex v Northants at Chelmsford - Sep 1-4
Essex 360 & 55/1 (24.1 ov) Northants 275
Kent v Lancashire at Canterbury - Sep 1-4
Kent 570/8d Lancashire 259 & 47/2 (15.4 ov) (f/o)
Leics v Gloucs at Leicester - Sep 1-4
Leics 415 Gloucs 249/8 (86.4 ov)
Surrey v Derbyshire at The Oval - Sep 1-4
Derbyshire 313 Surrey 560 (158.3 ov)
Warwickshire v Middlesex at Birmingham - Sep 1-4
Middlesex 207 Warwickshire 224/8 (82 ov)
Worcs v Sussex at Worcester - Sep 1-4
Worcs 210 & 59/3 (26 ov) Sussex 510/5d
1st ODI: England v Australia at Southampton - Sep 3
Australia won by 59 runs
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