Jack Bannister      

Full name John David Bannister

Born August 23, 1930, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire

Died January 23, 2016 (aged 85 years 153 days)

Major teams Warwickshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

John David Bannister
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 374 456 123 3140 71 9.42 0 4 168 0
List A 20 9 6 12 4 4.00 0 0 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 374 26258 1198 10/41 21.91 53 6
List A 20 1153 561 25 3/14 3/14 22.44 2.91 46.1 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1950 - 1968
List A span 1963 - 1969
Profile

A medium-fast seamer, Jack Bannister was a good enough player to take 1,198 first-class wickets over a 20-year career at an average of 21.91. His figures of 10 for 41, taken against Combined Services in 1959, remain the best innings figures taken by a Warwickshire bowler, while he also claimed 9 for 35 against Yorkshire in 1955. He featured in the Warwickshire sides that won the County Championship in 1951 and the Gillette Cup in 1966. He retired at the end of the 1969 season; the year in which the Sunday League was introduced.

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Jun 8, 1968

Jack Bannister bowling

Jack Bannister bowling

© Playfair Cricket Monthly

1966

Jack Bannister

Jack Bannister

© The Cricketer International

Apr 24, 1965

Jack Bannister enjoyed a prolific career for Warwickshire, April 24, 1965

Jack Bannister enjoyed a prolific career for Warwickshire

© PA Photos

Notes

Warwickshire (368 matches, 1950-1968)

Best bowling in fc match 10-31 for Warwickshire v Combined Services 1959

Country Fixtures Country Results
Northants v Essex at Northampton - May 28-31
Northants 444 & 56/4 (19 ov) Essex 640
Notts v Durham at Nottingham - May 28-31
Notts 534 & 104/1 (31 ov) Durham 447
Somerset v Surrey at Taunton - May 28-30
Somerset won by 1 wicket
Sussex v Derbyshire at Hove - May 28-31
Derbyshire 150 & 195/6 (74 ov) Sussex 447/8d
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 29-Jun 1
Leics 341 Kent 117/2 (44 ov)
Middlesex v Hampshire at Northwood - May 29-Jun 1
Middlesex 467/3d Hampshire 131 & 62/3 (20 ov) (f/o)
Worcs v Gloucs at Worcester - May 29-Jun 1
Worcs 439 Gloucs 226/5 (78 ov)
Yorkshire v Lancashire at Leeds - May 29-Jun 1
Yorkshire 308 & 77/3 (31 ov) Lancashire 196
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