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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
2nd Investec Test: England v New Zealand at Leeds - May 29-Jun 2
New Zealand won by 199 runs
Derbyshire v Gloucs at Derby - May 31-Jun 3
Gloucs 329 Derbyshire 77/2
Essex v Leics at Chelmsford - May 31-Jun 3
Essex 166 & 276 Leics 280 & 27/0
Glamorgan v Northants at Cardiff - May 31-Jun 3
Glamorgan 371 Northants 157 & 114/2 (f/o)
Hampshire v Worcs at Southampton - May 31-Jun 3
Hampshire 222 Worcs 351/5
Middlesex v Warwickshire at Lord's - May 31-Jun 3
Warwickshire 342 & 9/0 Middlesex 260
Surrey v Lancashire at The Oval - May 31-Jun 3
Surrey 448 Lancashire 264/6
Notts v Sussex at Nottingham - Jun 1-4
Notts 255 & 195/7 Sussex 189
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