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Malcolm Jardine      

Full name Malcolm Robert Jardine

Born June 8, 1869, Simla, Punjab, India

Died January 16, 1947, South Kensington, London (aged 77 years 222 days)

Major teams Europeans (India), Middlesex, Oxford University

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Education Fettes College; Oxford University

Relation Son - DR Jardine

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 46 84 3 1439 140 17.76 1 7 42 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 46 416 216 15 5/78 14.40 3.11 27.7 1 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1889-1897
Profile

Malcolm Robert Jardine gained two great honours in the cricket world. In 1892, by scoring 140 and 39 against Cambridge at Lord's, he created an individual record for the highest aggregate in a University match; and his son, D. R. Jardine, captained England during the Australian tour of 1932-33 when The Ashes were recovered in the series of five matches made memorable by the Bodyline description of specially fast bowling, introduced with leg-side fieldsmen in a manner since copied by Australian teams without objection by England or adverse criticism. Malcom Jardine began cricket at Fettes, and when captain in 1888 he went ahead of all the other boys by averaging 77 with the bat and taking 24 wickets at 6.3 each.

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