Full name John Arnold Einem Hickson
Born December 22, 1864, Hornsey, Middlesex
Died January 2, 1945, Surbiton, Surrey (aged 80 years 11 days)
Major teams Middlesex, Transvaal
Fielding position Wicketkeeper
|First-class span||1889/90 - 1896|
|Only Test||South Africa v England at Cape Town, Mar 25-26, 1889 scorecard|
John Hickson played four games for Middlesex with no success. He was a good tennis player, playing in the men's doubles at Wimbledon, and a scratch golfer. He played cricket in South Africa and in 1888-89 he stood as the umpire in the second Test between England and South Africa at Newlands even though he was only 24.
Also: the fastest Indian to 50 wickets, and Yasir Shah's unwanted "double-hundred"