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Peter Jones      

Full name Peter Henry Jones

Born June 19, 1935, Woolwich, London

Died December 29, 2007, Tattenhall, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire (aged 72 years 193 days)

Major teams Kent, Suffolk

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Peter Henry Jones
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 141 232 32 4196 132 20.98 2 15 99 0
List A 6 6 0 118 73 19.66 0 1 2 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 141 17116 6549 231 6/41 28.35 2.29 74.0 6 1
List A 6 282 154 3 2/39 2/39 51.33 3.27 94.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1953 - 1967
List A span 1963 - 1981
Profile

Peter Jones was a solid middle-order batsman and slow left-armer who made his debut for Kent in 1953 as an 18-year-old, but it wasn't until 1960 that he became a regular in the side. After a quiet start to the summer, he scored his maiden hundred and took a then best 4 for 34 against Essex and by the end of the season he had made 1005 runs and took 31 wickets. In 1961 he scored 1262 runs and took 77 wickets, both career bests. His form slowly fell away and he retired at the end of 1964, although he did make a four-match comeback in 1967.

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Jun 23, 1960

Peter Jones in action for Kent, June 23, 1960

Peter Jones in action for Kent

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Warwickshire at Chester-le-Street - Aug 23-26
Durham 207 Warwickshire 344/7 (116 ov)
Glamorgan v Sussex at Cardiff - Aug 23-26
Glamorgan 252 & 149/2 (45.3 ov) Sussex 283
Gloucs v Kent at Bristol - Aug 23-26
Gloucs 221 Kent 479/5 (109.2 ov)
Leics v Essex at Leicester - Aug 23-26
Leics 238 & 95/3 (23.4 ov) Essex 423
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton - Aug 23-26
Hampshire 338 Somerset 372/7 (103.3 ov)
Surrey v Lancashire at The Oval - Aug 23-26
Lancashire 287 & 82/1 (19.5 ov) Surrey 480
Worcs v Northants at Worcester - Aug 23-26
Northants 551 Worcs 183/2 (52.5 ov)
Yorkshire v Notts at Scarborough - Aug 23-26
Yorkshire 282 & 263/4d Notts 94 & 61/3 (23 ov, target 452)
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