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Jack Rutherford      

Full name John Walter Rutherford

Born September 25, 1929, Bruce Rock, Western Australia

Current age 85 years 160 days

Major teams Australia, Western Australia

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 1 1 0 30 30 30.00 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 67 115 9 3367 167 31.76 6 15 53 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 2 36 15 1 1/11 1/15 15.00 2.50 36.0 0 0 0
First-class 67 1313 29 3/12 45.27 0 0
Career statistics
Only Test India v Australia at Mumbai (BS), Oct 26-31, 1956 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1952/53 - 1960/61
Profile

Wisden Overview
A defensive opening batsman, Jack Rutherford was the first Western Australian to be selected for a major tour and the first to be capped when he was included in the Australian side which visited England, India, and Pakistan in 1956. His inclusion owed much to his hundred in the Test trial at Sydney, batting despite suffering injuries in a car accident shortly before the match. On the tour he played only one Test, making 30 and taking 1 for 15 with his occasional legbreaks.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
NSW v Tasmania at Sydney
Mar 5-8, 2015 (10:30 local | 23:30 GMT -1d | 18:30 EST -1d | 17:30 CST -1d | 15:30 PST -1d)
Queensland v West Aust at Brisbane
Mar 5-8, 2015 (10:00 local | 00:00 GMT | 19:00 EST -1d | 18:00 CST -1d | 16:00 PST -1d)
Victoria v South Aust at Adelaide
Mar 5-8, 2015 (10:30 local | 00:00 GMT | 19:00 EST -1d | 18:00 CST -1d | 16:00 PST -1d)
32nd Match, Pool A: Australia v Sri Lanka at Sydney
Mar 8, 2015 (14:30 local | 03:30 GMT | 22:30 EST -1d | 21:30 CST -1d | 19:30 PST -1d)
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