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Full name Jonathan Payn Fellows-Smith
Born February 3, 1932, Berea, Durban, Natal
Died September 28, 2013, Luton and Dunstable Hospital, Luton, Bedfordshire (aged 81 years 237 days)
Major teams South Africa, Hertfordshire, Marylebone Cricket Club, Northamptonshire, Oxford University, Transvaal
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
|Test debut||England v South Africa at Birmingham, Jun 9-14, 1960 scorecard|
|Last Test||England v South Africa at The Oval, Aug 18-23, 1960 scorecard|
|List A span||1966-1966|
"Pom Pom" Fellows-Smith toured England in 1960, all his four Test appearances coming on that one trip. A powerful and uncompromising right-hand batsman whose trademark shots were a hammered off and a variety of leg-side swipes, he was not stranger to English conditions as he had won three cricket Blues at Oxford (as well as one for rugby) and also played for Northamptonshire from 1957, making 109 and 65 not out on debut. He had a disappointing tour in 1960 although he finished with 863 runs at 31.96 and 32 wickets with his legspin. He only played two more first-class matches - both for Free Foresters against his old university - after that tour. In all, of his 94 first-class appearances, only 14 were made in South Africa.
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