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Jack Newman      

Full name Jack Newman

Born July 3, 1902, Brightwater, Nelson

Died September 23, 1996, Nelson, Nelson (aged 94 years 82 days)

Major teams New Zealand, Canterbury, Wellington

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Left-arm medium

Relation Brother - S Newman, Brother - A Newman

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 3 4 0 33 19 8.25 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 17 27 4 206 22* 8.95 0 0 6 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 3 3 425 254 2 2/76 2/76 127.00 3.58 212.5 0 0 0
First-class 17 4474 1709 69 5/45 24.76 2.29 64.8 2 1
Career statistics
Test debut New Zealand v South Africa at Christchurch, Feb 27-Mar 1, 1932 scorecard
Last Test New Zealand v England at Auckland, Mar 31-Apr 3, 1933 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1922-1936
Profile

Wisden obituary
The senior Test cricketer since Bob Wyatt's passing last year, Sir Jack Newman died on Sept 23, aged 94. He was the first New Zealander to reach the top rank direct from country cricket, in his case Nelson on South Island. Until the formation of Central Districts in 1950-51, players from minor associations outside NZ's four main cities had to pray for fair treatment from city selectors, but were often ignored.

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Notes

Knighted 1978

Country Fixtures Country Results
1st Test: New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Christchurch - Dec 26-30
New Zealand 441 Sri Lanka 138 & 293/5 (f/o)
Auckland v Canterbury at Auckland
Dec 30, 2014 (11:00 local | 22:00 GMT | 17:00 EST | 16:00 CST | 14:00 PST)
Central D v Northern D at New Plymouth
Dec 30, 2014 (11:00 local | 22:00 GMT | 17:00 EST | 16:00 CST | 14:00 PST)
Otago v Wellington at Queenstown
Dec 30, 2014 (11:00 local | 22:00 GMT | 17:00 EST | 16:00 CST | 14:00 PST)
Northern D v Wellington at Mount Maunganui
Jan 1, 2015 (11:00 local | 22:00 GMT | 17:00 EST | 16:00 CST | 14:00 PST)
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