|Batting style||Right-hand bat|
|Bowling style||Right-arm fast-medium|
Source: CricInfo, 31 March 2014
John Trim (25 January 1915 – 12 November 1960) was a West Indian cricketer who played in four Tests from 1948 to 1952. A barrel-chested right-arm fast medium bowler and right-handed batsman from Berbice, British Guiana, Trim's brief international career yielded 18 wickets at one of the lowest bowling averages of any completed career - 16.16 runs-per-wicket. His overall first class career was also short: thirty-four matches for British Guiana in which he took 96 wickets and made a solitary half-century with the bat.
Trim's Test debut came during the 1947-48 tour of the West Indies by Gubby Allen's England team. Trim took two wickets for an economical six runs in his first outing, with a further wicket in England's second innings. It was Trim's only match of the series, but he would tour India in January 1949, taking 4/48 and 3/28 in Chennai and 3/69 in Mumbai. He was then selected for the West Indian tour of Australia 1951-52 and took his career-best figures: a maiden five wicket haul of 5/35 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
He is unluckiest player, who against Australia in 1952-53, got a pair in a test match after being run-out in both the innings of the match.
- George, M. (2012) A time in our history: Berbice Cricket from 1939 to 2012, Lulu.com.
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