Ian Davison, English cricketer, Died at 79


Ian Joseph Davison was born on October 4, 1937, at Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire and died on January 2, 2017.

He was an English cricketer.

He was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm medium-fast.

After playing several seasons with Bedfordshire in the Minor Counties competition he played as an opening bowler for Nottinghamshire between 1959 and 1966.

Davison’s best season was in 1963, when he took 111 wickets at 21.92.

During the 1966 season, Wisden records that he “began well as opening partner to Carlton Forbes, but beset in mid-season by injury he faded and eventually lost his place.

Davison has now accepted a business appointment.

Davison was only 28 when he retired from first-class cricket.

Davison played three more seasons with Bedfordshire, retiring from all cricket after the 1969 season.

Ian Davison passed away at 79 years old.