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Jack Marsh      

Full name Jack Marsh

Born 1874, Yugilbar, New South Wales

Died May 25, 1916, Orange, New South Wales (aged 42 years days)

Major teams New South Wales

Bowling style Right-arm fast

Height 5 ft 7 in

Jack Marsh
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 6 10 2 40 9* 5.00 0 0 2 0
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5w 10
First-class 6 730 34 5/34 21.47 3 1
Career statistics
First-class span 1900-1903

Jack Marsh, the well-known aboriginal fast bowler, died in hospital at Orange (N.S.W.) on May 26. He played Grade cricket for the South Sydney and Sydney Clubs, and also appeared for New South Wales. In the match with Victoria at Sydney in February, 1901, he was no-balled 17 times for throwing by R. Crockett, of Melbourne; the other umpire, S. P. Jones, however, allowed his bowling as fair. A few seasons later he had a six months' tour through the Commonwealth with a Hippodrome company, being exhibited in the role of a fast bowler and demonstrating his skill to any countrymen who were anxious to stand up against him.
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