John Trumble

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John Trumble
Cricket information
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm offbreak
International information
National side
Career statistics
Competition Tests First-class
Matches 7 63
Runs scored 243 1761
Batting average 20.25 18.93
100s/50s 0/1 0/7
Top score 59 87
Balls bowled 600 7050
Wickets 10 109
Bowling average 22.19 24.10
5 wickets in innings 0 5
10 wickets in match 0 1
Best bowling 3/29 6/33
Catches/stumpings 3/0 33/0
Source: Cricinfo
Trumble pictured 3rd right (middle row) with the Australia national cricket team

John William Trumble (16 September 1863 – 17 August 1944) was an Australian cricketer who played in 7 Tests between 1885 and 1886.

He was the brother of Hugh Trumble.

While never reaching the lofty standards of his brother he was a good off break bowler for Victoria and handy with the bat. He produced some useful performances in his seven Tests for Australia but nothing outstanding. He continued to be a good servant of Victorian cricket bowling some fine spells in domestic cricket.

John studied law at the University of Melbourne and founded the firm of Trumble and Palmer at Nhill in country Victoria. The firm still exists. His cricket career was short as he chose to focus on his legal career.

John married Susan Davies - they had 7 children.

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