Jumbo Milton      

Full name John Griffith Milton

Born May 1, 1885, Cape Town, Cape Province

Died June 14, 1915, Boksburg, Transvaal (aged 30 years 44 days)

Major teams Transvaal

Education Bedford School

Relation Father - WH Milton

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 2 3 0 23 13 7.66 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5w 10
First-class 2 121 1 1/43 121.00 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1913/14 - 1913/14
Profile

Jumbo Milton was the son of sportsman and politician Sir William Milton, who had played rugby union for England and then Test cricket for South Africa. After spending his early childhood in South Africa, Jumbo Milton lived in Mashonaland briefly and was then sent to Bedford School in England, to complete his schooling. While still a schoolboy, Milton was called into the England team for the 1904 Home Nations Championship, aged just 18. He played in all three Tests, against Wales, Ireland and Scotland. Milton made another appearance the following year against Scotland and played his fifth Test at Dublin in the 1907 series.He also played for invitational tourists the Barbarians during his time in Britain. Having returned to South Africa, Milton was selected in PW Sherwell's XI, which played a first-class cricket match against Transvaal in 1913-14.

Country Fixtures Country Results
Pool B: Boland v Namibia at Paarl - Mar 23-25
Namibia 279 Boland 23/1 (6 ov)
Cross Pool: Gauteng v Border at Johannesburg - Mar 23-25
Gauteng 180/1 (49 ov)
Pool A: North West v S West D at Potchefstroom - Mar 23-25
S West D 226 North West 107/0 (33.5 ov)
Pool A: Northerns v Northern Cpe at Pretoria - Mar 23-25
Northern Cpe 134 Northerns 110/4 (33 ov)
Cross Pool: W Province v KZN-Inland at Cape Town - Mar 23-25
W Province 270 KZN-Inland 14/1 (9 ov)
Dolphins v Knights at Durban - Mar 23
Dolphins 204 Knights 99/5 (23.2/50 ov, target 205)
Titans v Cape Cobras at Centurion - Mar 23
Cape Cobras 184 Titans 149/3 (25/50 ov, target 185)
Warriors v LIONS at Port Elizabeth - Mar 23
LIONS 154 Warriors 117/4 (30/50 ov, target 155)
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