Ian Buxton      

Full name Ian Ray Buxton

Born April 17, 1938, Cromford, Derbyshire

Died October 1, 2010, Matlock (aged 72 years 167 days)

Major teams Derbyshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Ian Ray Buxton
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 350 579 86 11803 118* 23.94 5 50 199 0
List A 99 96 18 1897 81 24.32 0 8 28 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 350 33341 12742 483 7/33 26.38 2.29 69.0 12 2
List A 99 3909 2413 104 5/19 5/19 23.20 3.70 37.5 3 1 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1959-1973
List A span 1963-1973
Profile

In 15 season at Derbyshire Ian Buxton played 350 first-class matches making 11,803 runs at 23.94 as a middle-order batsman. He also captured 483 first-class wickets at 26.38, including 12 five-wicket hauls, with his medium-pace bowling. One of the highlights of his career was when he took 11 wickets in a day to inflict a defeat on Worcestershire in 1968. He was county captain between 1970 and 1972. Buxton was one of the last of those who was able to play professional football as well as cricket, enjoying spells with Derby County, Luton Town and Notts County before joining Port Vale in 1969 and was a regular throughout the rest of the club's 1969-70 Fourth Division promotion-winning campaign. The club paid the £500 registration fee to sign him permanently, in the knowledge that his cricket commitments meant he would miss the last four games anyway.

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May 8, 2001

Derbyshire v The Pakistanis , Vodafone Challenge Match, Derby 8-10 May 2001

Three ex Derbyshire Captains, left to right, Ian Buxton, Derek Morgan and Guy Willatt watch the game

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Aug 16, 1970

Ian Buxton, August 16, 1970

Ian Buxton

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Country Fixtures Country Results
North Division: Durham v Northants at Chester-le-Street - Jul 25
Durham won by 5 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
South Division: Glamorgan v Gloucs at Cardiff - Jul 25
Glamorgan won by 8 wickets (with 48 balls remaining)
South Division: Kent v Surrey at Canterbury - Jul 25
Kent won by 21 runs
South Division: Somerset v Middlesex at Taunton - Jul 25
Somerset won by 22 runs
North Division: Warwickshire v Leics at Birmingham - Jul 25
Warwickshire won by 52 runs
North Division: Yorkshire v Notts at Leeds - Jul 25
Notts won by 6 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
South Division: Essex v Sussex at Chelmsford - Jul 25
Sussex won by 7 wickets (with 9 balls remaining)
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