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John Price

Biography

John Price was born in Harrow, Middlesex in 1937 and represented Wembley, before he made his county debut in 1961. He is a fondly remembered left-handed batsman and a right-arm fast bowler, with a memorable action. The strongly built Price took 734 wickets for the County at an average of 22.39 in 242 first-class matches. His personal best was 8/48 versus Derbyshire at Lord’s in 1966. In 124 List A limited-over matches, he took 192 wickets at an average of 18.65, with a personal best of 6/34. He represented England in 15 Tests between 1964 and 1972, taking 40 wickets at 35.02. He groomed Wayne Daniel for the 1st XI, before his retirement.