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
1st Youth Test: England U19 v S Lanka U19 at Cambridge - Jul 26-29
England U19 355/4 (96 ov)
North Group: Leics v Lancashire at Leicester - Jul 26
Leics won by 131 runs
South Group: Somerset v Middlesex at Taunton - Jul 26
Middlesex 296/9 Somerset 292/6 (48.3/50 ov)
North Group: Warwickshire v Northants at Birmingham - Jul 26
Northants 254/9 Warwickshire 257/2 (48/50 ov)
South Group: Essex v Glamorgan at Chelmsford - Jul 26
Glamorgan 324/8 Essex 12/0 (1.5/50 ov)
South Group: Hampshire v Kent at Southampton - Jul 26
Hampshire 229 Kent 38/0 (7.2/50 ov)
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