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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.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Kent at Derby - May 22-25
Derbyshire 492 Kent 382/8 (117.3 ov)
Glamorgan v Essex at Cardiff - May 22-25
Glamorgan 260 & 251/3 (73.4 ov) Essex 313
Gloucs v Northants at Bristol - May 22-25
Northants 176 & 78/2 (26.5 ov) Gloucs 418
Hampshire v Notts at Southampton - May 22-25
Hampshire 270 & 127/6 (47 ov) Notts 189
Lancashire v Surrey at Manchester - May 22-24
Lancashire won by an innings and 96 runs
Leics v Worcs at Leicester - May 22-24
Worcs won by 7 wickets
Middlesex v Somerset at Lord's - May 22-25
Somerset 376 Middlesex 371/6 (125.4 ov)
Warwickshire v Durham at Birmingham - May 22-25
Warwickshire 313 & 114 Durham 190 & 111/4 (43.3 ov, target 238)
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