Victor Ransom biography

Victor Ransom

Cricket Player

1917 – 1998

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Who was Victor Ransom?

Victor Joseph Ransom was an English cricketer. Ransom was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm fast-medium.

Ransom made his first-class debut for Hampshire against Sussex in the 1947 County Championship. On debut Ransom took four wickets in both of Sussex's innings. Ransom's debut season was his most successful, cliaming 54 wickets at a bowling average of 28.50. All of Ransom's three five wicket hauls came in the 1947 season.

Ransom represented Hampshire in 34 matches. In Ransom's 34 matches for the club he scored 419 runs at an average of 9.97, with a high score of 58 which came against Gloucestershire in 1949. With the ball Ransom took 88 wickets at a bowling average of 34.89, with best figures of 5-50, which was one of Ransom's three fifties. In addition Ransom took 18 catches. Ransom's final first-class match for Hampshire came against Cambridge University in 1950.

In 1949 Ransom made his debut for the Marylebone Cricket Club against his future club, Surrey. In 1950 Ransom played for the Marylebone Cricket Club against a Minor Counties first-class team. Ransom's final first-class match for the Marylebone Cricket Club came against Cambridge University in 1951.

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Born
May 17, 1917
New Malden
Nationality
  • England
Died
Sep 23, 1998
Esher

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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