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Jack Barrett      

Full name John Edward Barrett

Born October 15, 1866, South Melbourne, Victoria

Died February 6, 1916, Peak Hill, Western Australia (aged 49 years 114 days)

Major teams Australia, Victoria

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

John Edward Barrett
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 2 4 1 80 67* 26.66 0 1 0 1 0
First-class 50 91 12 2039 97 25.81 0 13 16 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 50 941 336 21 6/49 16.00 2.14 44.8 3 1
Career statistics
Test debut England v Australia at Lord's, Jul 21-23, 1890 scorecard
Last Test England v Australia at The Oval, Aug 11-12, 1890 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1884-1893
Profile

Dr. John Edward Barrett, born at South Melbourne on October 15, 1866, died at Peak Hill, West Australia, on February 9. He was educated at Wesley College (Melbourne), and played in turn for South Melbourne, Melbourne University and Sydney University. When only 17 years of age he appeared for XV of Victoria against the 4th Australian team, but his first match for his State XI was against South Australia, at Melbourne, in the following season, when he took five wickets for 31 runs in the first innings and six for 49 in the second. His chief scores for Victoria were 69, 56, and 55 v. New South Wales and 68 not out v. South Australia. His medical studies kept him out of cricket for some time, but he visited England with the Australian team of 1890 and was successful. His highest innings during the tour were 97 v. An England XI at Manchester, and 96 v. Oxford and Cambridge Universities at Portsmouth. In the Test match at Lord's he carried his bat through the innings for 67. As a batsman he was left-handed with very strong defence, almost invariably playing a patient game although he could hit when he chose. He was a useful change bowler, medium-paced, with a high action.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

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Jul 30, 1890

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