Full name John William Guy
Born August 29, 1934, Nelson, Nelson
Current age 80 years 336 days
Major teams New Zealand, Canterbury, Central Districts, Northamptonshire, Northern Districts, Otago, Wellington
Batting style Left-hand bat
|Test debut||Pakistan v New Zealand at Dhaka, Nov 7-12, 1955 scorecard|
|Last Test||South Africa v New Zealand at Johannesburg, Dec 26-29, 1961 scorecard|
|First-class span||1953/54 - 1972/73|
|List A span||1972/73 - 1972/73|
John Guy was a quick-footed left-hand batsman whose solid defence and endless concentration was punctuated by the ability to hit the ball hard and high. In 1953-54, aged 19, he scored 57 and 115 - including 36 off four overs from Alex Moir - and in 1955-56 toured India and Pakistan where he made 313 runs at 34.77, including a dour seven-hour 102 at Hyderabad. His only other tour was to South Africa in 1961-62 where he failed in the Tests, although he made 533 runs on the tour as a whole.
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