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John Morton (cricketer)

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Full name  John Morton
Batting style  Right-handed

1929–1930  Warwickshire
Name  John Morton
John Morton (cricketer) John Morton Warwickshire CCC Cricket 1927 season
Born  17 August 1895Coventry, Warwickshire, England
Died  28 May 1966(1966-05-28) (aged 70) Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England

John Morton (17 August 1895 – 28 May 1966) was an English cricketer active in the late 1920s and early 1930s, playing in nine first-class cricket matches. He was a right-handed batsman.

Morton made his debut in first-class cricket when he was selected to play for Warwickshire against Surrey at Edgbaston in 1929. He made eight further appearances in first-class cricket for Warwickshire to 1930, with his final appearance coming against Middlesex at Lord's. He scored a total of 162 runs in his nine matches, averaging 11.57, with a high score of 38. He later made a single appearance for the Warwickshire Second XI in the 1932 Minor Counties Championship against Durham, but made no further appearances for the first eleven.

He died at Leamington Spa, Warwickshire on 28 May 1966.


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