Jack Manning      

Full name John Stephen Manning

Born June 11, 1923, Semaphore, Adelaide, South Australia

Died May 5, 1988, Adelaide, South Australia (aged 64 years 329 days)

Major teams Northamptonshire, South Australia

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Other Coach

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 146 207 31 2766 132 15.71 1 8 77 0
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5w 10
First-class 146 11662 513 8/43 22.73 25 4
Career statistics
First-class span 1951/52 - 1960

Orthodox slow left-arm bowler Jack Manning, who died in May in Adelaide, came to England in 1954 after three seasons with his native South Australia during which he took 66 wickets (29.95), averaged 21.38 with the bat, and was a member of the Sheffield Shield-winning side of 1952-53. He joined Colne, in the Lancashire League, and after two successful seasons he was signed by Northamptonshire, for whom he played 117 matches between 1954 and 1960, being capped in 1956. He took 428 wickets for the county at only 21.10 apiece, with a best return of 8 for 43 against Gloucestershire at Peterborough in 1959 after a storm had spiced up the pitch. He and Tyson took five wickets each in the second innings, though Northants eventually lost by 50 runs.

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