Jack Denton      

Full name John Sidney Denton

Born November 2, 1890, Rushden, Northamptonshire

Died April 9, 1971, Rushden, Northamptonshire (aged 80 years 158 days)

Major teams Northamptonshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak googly

Relation Brother - AD Denton, Twin brother - WH Denton

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 104 178 26 3298 124 21.69 2 12 53 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 104 2906 1883 67 5/39 28.10 3.88 43.3 2 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1909 - 1919
Profile

DENTON, JOHN SIDNEY, who died in hospital on April 9, aged 80, was in the Wellingborough XI before playing as an amateur for Northamptonshire from 1909 to 1919. He scored 3,298 runs, including two centuries, for an average of 21.69, took with leg-break and googly bowling 67 wickets for 18.11 runs each and held 56 catches. He and his twin brother, W. H. Denton, extraordinarily alike in appearance, opened the innings for the county during the 1914 season.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
Cambs MCCU v Notts at Cambridge - Mar 28-30
Notts 339 & 46/2 (19 ov) Cambs MCCU 123
Glamorgan v Cardiff MCCU at Cardiff - Mar 28-30
Glamorgan 342/7 (89.2 ov)
Gloucs v Durham MCCU at Bristol - Mar 28-30
Gloucs 405/7d Durham MCCU 78/2 (17 ov)
Kent v Lds-Brd MCCU at Canterbury - Mar 28-30
Kent 370/6d & 47/1 (12 ov) Lds-Brd MCCU 204
Leics v Lbroug MCCU at Leicester - Mar 28-30
Leics 194 Lbroug MCCU 175/4 (64 ov)
Oxford MCCU v Surrey at Oxford - Mar 28-30
Surrey 335/7d & 29/0 (8 ov) Oxford MCCU 172
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