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Jim McConnon      

Full name James Edward McConnon

Born June 21, 1922, Burnopfield, Co Durham

Died January 26, 2003, Altrincham, Lancashire (aged 80 years 219 days)

Major teams England, Glamorgan

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

James Edward McConnon
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests Insights on test 2 3 1 18 11 9.00 0 0 0 0 4 0
First-class 256 366 42 4661 95 14.38 0 13 151 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 2 3 216 74 4 3/19 3/19 18.50 2.05 54.0 0 0 0
First-class 256 37449 16285 819 8/36 19.88 2.60 45.7 49 12
Career statistics
Test debut England v Pakistan at Manchester, Jul 22-27, 1954 scorecard
Last Test England v Pakistan at The Oval, Aug 12-17, 1954 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1950 - 1961
Profile

James Edward McConnon was a tall and thoughtful Geordie who found his way into the Glamorgan cricket dressing-room as he was completing a professional football career with Lovells Athletic near Newport, having played wartime friendlies in 1944-45 for Aston Villa. He brought with him a knee injury, but that did not stop him bowling fast for Newport during the summer and attracting the attention of the county.

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Jim McConnon

Jim McConnon

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Aug 17, 1954

Hanif Mohammad runs out last man Jim McConnon to give Pakistan a 24-run win, England v Pakistan, 4th Test, The Oval, 5th day, August 17, 1954

Hanif Mohammad runs out last man Jim McConnon to give Pakistan a 24-run win

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1954

Jim McConnon - Glamorgan and England

Jim McConnon

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Worcs at Chester-le-Street - Jun 26-29
Durham 197 Worcs 367 (86.4 ov)
Essex v Middlesex at Chelmsford - Jun 26-29
Middlesex 246 & 27/0 (13 ov) Essex 542/3d
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - Jun 26-29
Derbyshire 288 & 160 Glamorgan 237 & 0/1 (6 ov, target 212)
Hampshire v Somerset at Southampton - Jun 26-29
Hampshire 211/9d Somerset 135/8 (46.1 ov)
Northants v Leics at Northampton - Jun 26-29
Northants 261 & 289/7d Leics 157 & 44/0 (16 ov, target 394)
Notts v Kent at Nottingham - Jun 26-29
Kent 180 & 214/7 (74 ov) Notts 371
Sussex v Gloucs at Hove - Jun 26-29
Sussex 358/9d Gloucs 150/1 (51 ov)
Warwickshire v Lancashire at Birmingham - Jun 26-29
Lancashire 273 & 178/4 (70 ov) Warwickshire 321
Yorkshire v Surrey at Leeds - Jun 26-29
Surrey 516/7d Yorkshire 27/1 (10.5 ov)
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