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Victor Ransom

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Full name  Victor Joseph Ransom
Name  Victor Ransom
1951 & 1955  Surrey
Batting style  Right-handed

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Born  17 May 1917 (1917-05-17) New Malden, Surrey, England
Died  23 September 1998(1998-09-23) (aged 81) Esher, Surrey, England
1950–1951  Marylebone Cricket Club

Bowling style  Right-arm fast-medium

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Victor Joseph Ransom (17 May 1917 – 23 September 1998) was an English cricketer. Ransom was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm fast-medium.

Ransom made his first-class debut for Hampshire against Sussex in the 1947 County Championship. On debut Ransom took four wickets in both of Sussex's innings. Ransom's debut season was his most successful, claiming 54 wickets at a bowling average of 28.50. All of Ransom's three five wicket hauls came in the 1947 season.

Ransom represented Hampshire in 34 matches. In Ransom's 34 matches for the club he scored 419 runs at an average of 9.97, with a high score of 58 which came against Gloucestershire in 1949. With the ball Ransom took 88 wickets at a bowling average of 34.89, with best figures of 5-50, which was one of Ransom's three fifties. In addition Ransom took 18 catches. Ransom's final first-class match for Hampshire came against Cambridge University in 1950.

In 1949 Ransom made his debut for the Marylebone Cricket Club against his future club, Surrey. In 1950 Ransom played for the Marylebone Cricket Club against a Minor Counties first-class team. Ransom's final first-class match for the Marylebone Cricket Club came against Cambridge University in 1951.

Additionally in 1949, Ransom represented the South against the North in a single first-class match. 1949 was also the year Ransom was awarded his Hampshire cap.

Ransom joined Surrey in 1950, making his debut for the county against Cambridge University. Ransom's second and final first-class appearance for Surrey came five years later in 1955 against Cambridge University.

In his overall first-class career Ransom scored 455 runs at an average of 9.68, with one half century which yielded his highest first-class score of 58. With the ball Ransom took 98 wickets at a bowling average of 35.39, with best figures of 5-50. Overall Ransom took 21 catches.

From 1950 to 1958, Ransom represented the Surrey Second XI in 56 Minor Counties Championship matches, making his final appearance in 1958 against Warwickshire Second XI.

Ransom died at Esher, Surrey on 23 September 1998.

References

Victor Ransom Wikipedia


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