John Baker (cricketer)
18 May 1933 |
Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, England
|Bowling style||Right-arm medium|
|Domestic team information|
|Source: Cricinfo, 22 March 2010|
Baker made his first-class debut for Somerset in the 1952 County Championship against Lancashire. From 1952 to 1954, he represented Somerset in 9 first-class matches, with his final match for the county coming against Warwickshire. In his 9 first-class matches for Somerset, Baker scored 105 runs at a batting average of 10.50, with a single half century high score of 26*.
In 1955, Baker made his first-class debut for Oxford University against Yorkshire. During 1955, he played 5 first-class matches for the University, with his final first-class match coming against Worcestershire. In his 5 first-class matches for the county he scored 221 runs at an average of 36.83, with a single half century score of 91* against the Free Foresters. With the ball, he took 7 wickets at a bowling average of 28.42, with best figures of 2/26.
Baker made his debut for Dorset in the 1960 Minor Counties Championship against Berkshire. Baker represented Dorset in 100 Minor Counties Championship matches from 1960 to 1971, with his final Minor Counties match for the county coming against Oxfordshire. In 1968, he played his only List-A match for Dorset against Bedfordshire in the 1968 Gillette Cup.