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Jim Parks      

Full name James Michael Parks

Born October 21, 1931, Haywards Heath, Sussex

Current age 83 years 196 days

Major teams England, Somerset, Sussex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Relation Father - JH Parks, Uncle - HW Parks, Son - RJ Parks

James Michael Parks
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 46 68 7 1962 108* 32.16 2 9 15 103 11
First-class 739 1227 172 36673 205* 34.76 51 213 1087 94
List A 132 123 15 2832 102* 26.22 1 13 113 7
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 46 2 54 51 1 1/43 1/43 51.00 5.66 54.0 0 0 0
First-class 739 3837 2235 51 3/23 43.82 3.49 75.2 0 0
List A 132 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut England v Pakistan at Manchester, Jul 22-27, 1954 scorecard
Last Test West Indies v England at Bridgetown, Feb 29-Mar 5, 1968 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1949 - 1976
List A span 1963 - 1975
Profile

Jim Parks was a multitalented cricketer, initially as a batsman and in latter years as an outstanding batsman-wicketkeeper. His father, also Jim, had been a Sussex stalwart between the wars and had played once for England, but young Jim soon established himself in his own right.

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Jul 27, 2013

Jim Parks, the Sussex president and former England keeper-batsman, attends Australia's tour game, Sussex v Australians, 2nd day, July 27, 2013

Jim Parks, the Sussex president and former England keeper-batsman, attends Australia's tour game

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1980

Jim Parks

Jim Parks

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1980

Jim Parks - Sussex, Somerset and England

Jim Parks

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1968

Country Fixtures Country Results
Middlesex v Durham at Lord's - May 2-5
Middlesex 463 & 89 Durham 294 & 47/7
Essex v Gloucs at Chelmsford - May 3-6
Essex 159 & 129/6 Gloucs 245
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - May 3-6
Derbyshire 205 Glamorgan 84/2
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 3-6
Leics 386 Kent 183/3
Northants v Lancashire at Northampton - May 3-6
Northants 385 Lancashire 216/4
Worcs v Somerset at Worcester - May 3-6
Somerset 250 & 19/4 Worcs 402
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