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Jack Denton      

Full name John Sidney Denton

Born November 2, 1890, Rushden, Northamptonshire

Died April 9, 1971, Rushden, Northamptonshire (aged 80 years 158 days)

Major teams Northamptonshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak googly

Relation Brother - AD Denton, Twin brother - WH Denton

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 104 178 26 3298 124 21.69 2 12 53 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 104 2906 1883 67 5/39 28.10 3.88 43.3 2 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1909 - 1919
Profile

DENTON, JOHN SIDNEY, who died in hospital on April 9, aged 80, was in the Wellingborough XI before playing as an amateur for Northamptonshire from 1909 to 1919. He scored 3,298 runs, including two centuries, for an average of 21.69, took with leg-break and googly bowling 67 wickets for 18.11 runs each and held 56 catches. He and his twin brother, W. H. Denton, extraordinarily alike in appearance, opened the innings for the county during the 1914 season.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Sussex at Chester-le-Street - Apr 26-29
Sussex 335 & 115/3 Durham 339
Gloucs v Derbyshire at Bristol - Apr 26-29
Gloucs 275 Derbyshire 511/8
Hampshire v Notts at Southampton - Apr 26-29
Notts 371 Hampshire 167/4
Lancashire v Kent at Manchester - Apr 26-29
Lancashire 444 Kent 214/7
Leics v Northants at Leicester - Apr 26-29
Northants 251 & 105/2 Leics 305
Somerset v Middlesex at Taunton - Apr 26-29
Somerset 408 Middlesex 306/7
Surrey v Essex at The Oval - Apr 26-29
Surrey 340 Essex 266/2
Yorkshire v Warwickshire at Leeds - Apr 26-29
Warwickshire 435 Yorkshire 128/3
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