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John Swann      

Full name John Lassam Swann

Born October 3, 1926, Ealing, Middlesex

Died July 4, 2011, Hertfordshire (aged 84 years 274 days)

Major teams Middlesex

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 4 6 3 69 23* 23.00 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 4 379 220 6 3/39 36.66 3.48 63.1 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1949 - 1951
Profile

John Swann was a middle-order batsman and legspinner who played four times for Middlesex between 1949 and 1951. Three of those games were against the universities and only one in the Championship - when he played it was as a specialist legspinner. He played for Middlesex 2nd XI through to the mid 1950s and also was active in club cricket, captaining the Club Cricket Conference XI on several occasions. He played for the CCC XI against four touring sides, and made 38* when they beat the Australians by eight wickets at Blackheath in 1961.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Gloucs at Derby - May 31-Jun 3
Gloucs 329 Derbyshire 77/2
Essex v Leics at Chelmsford - May 31-Jun 3
Essex 166 & 276 Leics 280 & 55/0
Glamorgan v Northants at Cardiff - May 31-Jun 3
Glamorgan 371 Northants 157 & 163/4 (f/o)
Hampshire v Worcs at Southampton - May 31-Jun 3
Hampshire 222 & 1/0 Worcs 403/5d
Middlesex v Warwickshire at Lord's - May 31-Jun 3
Warwickshire 342 & 58/2 Middlesex 260
Surrey v Lancashire at The Oval - May 31-Jun 3
Surrey 448 Lancashire 342/8
Notts v Sussex at Nottingham - Jun 1-4
Notts 255 & 228/7 Sussex 189
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