Les Jackson      

Full name Herbert Leslie Jackson

Born April 5, 1921, Whitwell, Derbyshire

Died April 25, 2007, Chesterfield (aged 86 years 20 days)

Major teams England, Derbyshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast

Herbert Leslie Jackson
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 2 2 1 15 8 15.00 0 0 3 0 1 0
First-class 418 489 153 2083 39* 6.19 0 0 137 0
List A 2 2 1 3 2 3.00 0 0 0 0 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 2 4 498 155 7 2/26 4/83 22.14 1.86 71.1 0 0 0
First-class 418 83267 30101 1733 9/17 17.36 2.16 48.0 115 20
List A 2 162 46 2 1/22 1/22 23.00 1.70 81.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v New Zealand at Manchester, Jul 23-26, 1949 scorecard
Last Test England v Australia at Leeds, Jul 6-8, 1961 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1947 - 1963
List A span 1963 - 1963
Profile

Tall and genuinely quick, with a slingy round-arm action and the ability to move the ball both ways, Les Jackson was unlucky in that his best years came when England had a successful side and an abundance of fast bowlers. He was also handicapped by playing for an unfashionable county.

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Jun 26, 1962

Les Jackson

Les Jackson

© Playfair Cricket Monthly

Apr 30, 1961

Les Jackson

Les Jackson

© Playfair Cricket Monthly

Jul 28, 1960

Les Jackson bowling in 1960

Les Jackson bowling in 1960

© Playfair Cricket Monthly

Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1959

Country Fixtures Country Results
Eng Acad Wmn v Aus Women at Loughborough - Aug 1-2
Eng Acad Wmn 279/9d Aus Women 102/3 (34.4 ov)
Group A: Durham v Yorkshire at Chester-le-Street - Aug 2
Durham 57/1 (15.1/43 ov)
Group B: Essex v Notts at Chelmsford - Aug 2
Essex 168/3 (37/50 ov)
Group B: Glamorgan v Hampshire at Cardiff - Aug 2
Glamorgan 98/6 (30.4/50 ov)
Group A: Gloucs v Somerset at Bristol - Aug 2
Somerset 110/6 (29.5/50 ov)
Group B: Kent v Sussex at Canterbury - Aug 2
Sussex 103/7 (34/50 ov)
Group B: Lancashire v Warwickshire at Manchester - Aug 2
Lancashire 154/2 (30.2/50 ov)
Group A: Surrey v Derbyshire at Guildford - Aug 2
Surrey 237/1 (36.3/50 ov)
Group A: Worcs v Northants at Worcester - Aug 2
Northants 112/9 (31.5/50 ov)
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