John Asquith      

Full name John Patrick Kenyon Asquith

Born February 1, 1932, Carshalton, Surrey

Died September 10, 2009, Kingston St Mary, near Taunton, Somerset (aged 77 years 221 days)

Major teams Cambridge University

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Relation Brother-in-law - DRW Silk

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 5 8 1 46 12 6.57 0 0 4 1
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1953-1954
Profile

John Asquith was a wicketkeeper with few pretensions as a batsman, and his opportunities in 1953 and 1955 came about when Cambridge's first-choice keepers were absent and injured. He kept against the Australians in 1953 and the Pakistanis in the following summer.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Essex v Derbyshire at Chelmsford - Apr 13-16
Essex 94 & 425 Derbyshire 154 & 167/5
Gloucs v Hampshire at Bristol - Apr 13-16
Gloucs 304 & 308/9 Hampshire 422
Middlesex v Notts at Lord's - Apr 13-16
Notts 326 & 184/5 Middlesex 439/9d
Northants v Durham at Northampton - Apr 13-16
Durham 452 & 178/5 Northants 378
Somerset v Yorkshire at Taunton - Apr 13-16
Yorkshire 450 Somerset 530/9
Warwickshire v Sussex at Birmingham - Apr 13-16
Warwickshire 87 & 471 Sussex 229 & 273/2
Worcs v Kent at Worcester - Apr 13-16
Worcs 224 & 270 Kent 229 & 51/3
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