Ken Deas      

Full name Kenneth Robert Deas

Born July 10, 1927, Papatoetoe, Auckland

Died October 20, 2000, Auckland (aged 73 years 102 days)

Major teams Scotland, Auckland

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 18 34 4 522 73 17.40 0 7 0
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5w 10
First-class 18 313 9 4/81 34.77 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1947/48 - 1960/61

Kenneth Robin Deas, who died on October 20 in Auckland, New Zealand aged 73, was a middle-order right-hand batsman and left-arm spinner from Papatoetoe, New Zealand. He played 16 games for Auckland between 1947-48 and 1960/61, and also made a couple of first-class appearances for Scotland in 1955 and 1956 when he-. was working as an industrial chemist in Dunfermline and playing for the local club and Fifeshire. In his whole first-class career Deas scored 522 runs at an average of 17.40, with a best score of 73 for Auckland against Canterbury at Auckland in 1950-51, and took nine wickets at 34.77 with a best innings analysis of 4 for 81 for Auckland versus Wellington in 1960-61. Deas later became a well known administrator in New Zealand Cricket. Robert Brooke, The Cricketer

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