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John Solanky      

Full name John William Solanky

Born June 30, 1942, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanganyika

Died October 7, 2003, Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland (aged 61 years 99 days)

Major teams East Africa, Devon, Glamorgan

Batting style Right-hand bat

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 84 138 22 2374 73 20.46 0 17 0
List A 91 76 14 1134 60 18.29 0 2 21 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 84 4639 183 6/63 25.34 8 0
List A 91 3626 2527 92 4/23 4/23 27.46 4.18 39.4 4 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1963-1976
List A span 1969-1976
Profile

The Wisden Cricketer
John Solanky made his first-class debut for East Africa against MCC during their tour in 1963-64. During the mid 1960s he emigrated to the United Kingdom, and initially played League cricket in Devon, whom he represented in the Minor County Championship between 1967 and 1969.

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