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Douglas Jardine      

Full name Douglas Robert Jardine

Born October 23, 1900, Malabar Hill, Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra, India

Died June 18, 1958, Montreux, Switzerland (aged 57 years 238 days)

Major teams England, Oxford University, Services, Surrey

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Relation Father - MR Jardine

Douglas Robert Jardine
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 22 33 6 1296 127 48.00 1 10 0 26 0
First-class 262 378 61 14848 214 46.83 35 72 188 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 22 1 6 10 0 - - - 10.00 - 0 0 0
First-class 262 2582 1493 48 6/28 31.10 3.46 53.7 1 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v West Indies at Lord's, Jun 23-26, 1928 scorecard
Last Test India v England at Chennai, Feb 10-13, 1934 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1920-1933
Profile

Wisden obituary
Douglas Robert Jardine, who died of cancer in Switzerland, aged 57, was one of England's best captains and a leading amateur batsman of his time. He caught tick fever while visiting Southern Rhodesia in 1957 and thenceforward had been in poor health.

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Aug 18, 2010

Douglas Jardine edges a ball from Amar Singh past slips, England v India, Only Test, Lord's, 3rd day, June 28, 1932

Douglas Jardine edges a ball from Amar Singh past slips

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Dec 3, 1951

Douglas Jardine (right) walks in to bat in a charity match, 1951

Douglas Jardine walks in to bat in a charity match

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1935

Douglas Jardine with his wife

Douglas Jardine with his wife

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1928

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Sri Lanka A v England XI at Colombo (SSC)
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Sri Lanka A v England XI at Colombo (PSS)
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1st ODI: Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (RPS)
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2nd ODI: Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (RPS)
Nov 29, 2014 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST | 22:30 CST | 20:30 PST)
3rd ODI: Sri Lanka v England at Hambantota
Dec 3, 2014 (14:30 local | 09:00 GMT | 04:00 EST | 03:00 CST | 01:00 PST)
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