Full name Carlton John
Died August 14, 2008, Mucurapo, Trinidad (aged 93 years)
|Test debut||West Indies v India at Port of Spain, Jan 21-28, 1953 scorecard|
|Last Test||West Indies v India at Port of Spain, Feb 19-25, 1953 scorecard|
Carlton John, a teacher by profession, stood in the two Trinidad Tests of the 1952-53 India series, as well as the tour match which preceded the Tests. His only other first-class appearance came in Trinidad's game against an EW Swanton XI in 1955-56. A government athletics coach, his son became a Trinidad MP.
Also: the highest by a No. 8 in ODIs, and the highest totals in ten-wicket wins
He understands the Indian mentality better and doesn't have to deal with star players on the wane