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Joan Davis      

Full name Gwladys Joan Davis

Born June 2, 1911

Died October 2004, North Surrey, England (aged 93 years)

Major teams England Women

Also known as nee Joan Thomas

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Left-arm medium-fast

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
Tests 3 5 0 44 19 8.80 0 0 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 3 4 258 125 11 5/31 8/86 11.36 2.90 23.4 0 1 0
Career statistics
Test debut England Women v Australia Women at Northampton, Jun 12-15, 1937 scorecard
Last Test England Women v Australia Women at The Oval, Jul 10-13, 1937 scorecard
Test statistics
Profile

As a leading allrounder, Joan Davis would probably have gone on the 1934-35 tour to Australia had she not been married - it was not the done thing in those times for a wife to desert her husband for such a long period - but she played in all three Tests in 1937. After doing little in the first two she took 5 for 31 and 3 for 55 with her left-arm seam in the third. In 1939 she scored 86 and took 2 for 12 for The Rest against England Women.
Martin Williamson

Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Leics at Derby - May 25-28
Leics 619 Derbyshire 532/8 (141 ov)
Essex v Surrey at Chelmsford - May 26-29
Surrey 369 Essex 215/3 (80 ov)
Glamorgan v Durham at Swansea - May 26-29
Durham 342 Glamorgan 225/6 (59 ov)
Kent v Sussex at Tunbridge Wells - May 26-29
Kent 369 & 116/0 (35 ov) Sussex 164
Northants v Worcs at Northampton - May 26-29
Northants 238 & 53/2 (18 ov) Worcs 434
Notts v Gloucs at Nottingham - May 26-29
Notts 430/9d Gloucs 149 & 37/1 (10.3 ov) (f/o)
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton - May 26-29
Hampshire 162 & 293 Somerset 197 & 39/0 (10 ov, target 259)
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