John Steele (cricketer, born 1946)

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John Steele
Personal information
Full name John Frederick Steele
Born (1946-07-23)23 July 1946
Brown Edge, Staffordshire, England
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox
Relations David Steele (brother)
Domestic team information
Years Team
1965–1969 Staffordshire
1970–1983 Leicestershire
1973-74–1977-78 Natal
1984–1986 Glamorgan
Career statistics
Competition FC LA
Matches 379 302
Runs scored 15,054 3532
Batting average 28.95 20.89
100s/50s 21/70 1/14
Top score 195 108 not out
Balls bowled 39,292 12,434
Wickets 584 293
Bowling average 27.04 25.54
5 wickets in innings 16 4
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 7/29 5/11
Catches/stumpings 414/– 146/–
Source: Cricket Archive, 11 September 2013

John Frederick Steele (born 23 July 1946 in Brown Edge,[1] Staffordshire) is a former English first-class cricketer for Leicestershire and Glamorgan. An allrounder who bowled left-arm spin, he made 15,054 runs and took 584 wickets in his career which started in 1970 and ended in 1986.

His elder brother David played Test cricket for England.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Playfair Cricket Annual 2010 Umpires Section

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