Rodney Exton

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Rodney Exton
Personal information
Full name Rodney Noel Exton
Born (1927-12-28)28 December 1927
Bournemouth, Hampshire, England
Died 22 December 1999(1999-12-22) (aged 71)
Westminster, London, England
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Right-arm off break
Domestic team information
Years Team
1946 Hampshire
Career statistics
Competition FC
Matches 4
Runs scored 39
Batting average 9.75
100s/50s –/–
Top score 24*
Balls bowled 108
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 1/–
Source: Cricinfo, 1 January 2010

Rodney Noel Exton (28 December 1927 – 22 December 1999) was an English first-class cricketer. A right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm off break, he was educated at Clifton College[1] in Bristol, where he was considered a talented cricketer.

Exton made his first-class debut for Hampshire in the 1946 County Championship, the first Championship after the Second World War. His first match came against Leicestershire. He made four first-class appearance for Hampshire in 1946, his final match coming against Surrey. During 1946 he contracted poliomyelitis, which ended his first-class career.

Exton embarked on a teaching career after studying at Lincoln College, Oxford, between 1948 and 1951. He taught at Eton College and Mill Hill before becoming Headmaster at Reed's School in Cobham, Surrey. He died in Westminster, London on 22 December 1999.


  1. ^ "Clifton College Register" Muirhead, J.A.O. ref no 11784: Bristol; J.W Arrowsmith for Old Cliftonian Society; April, 1948

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