Jack Crapp      

Full name John Frederick Crapp

Born October 14, 1912, St Columb Major, Cornwall

Died February 13, 1981, Knowle, Somerset (aged 68 years 122 days)

Major teams England, Gloucestershire

Batting style Left-hand bat

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John Frederick Crapp
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 7 13 2 319 56 29.00 0 3 1 7 0
First-class 452 754 80 23615 175 35.03 38 137 385 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 452 460 306 6 3/24 51.00 3.99 76.6 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v Australia at Manchester, Jul 8-13, 1948 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v England at Port Elizabeth, Mar 5-9, 1949 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1936-1956
Umpiring statistics
Test debut England v Australia at Lord's, Jun 18-23, 1964 scorecard
Last Test England v South Africa at Nottingham, Aug 5-9, 1965 scorecard
Test matches 4
Test statistics
Profile

An effective middle-order bat for his county and England, and Gloucestershireƕs first professional captain (although Cornish by birth). Left handed, he used a sound technique and great patience to accumulate many runs. An excellent first slip. His playing career was cut short by ill-health but later in life he became a well respected umpire. He appeared for England against Australia, and took part in a thrilling finish on the 1947-8 South African tour (Dave Liverman, 1998).

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1966

Jack Crapp

Jack Crapp

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Jun 11, 1949

Jack Crapp bats during his unbeaten 99, Surrey v Gloucestershire, County Championship, 1st day, The Oval, June 11, 1949

Jack Crapp bats during his unbeaten 99

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Jul 27, 1948

Don Bradman dropped by Jack Crapp off Denis Compton, England v Australia, 4th Test, Leeds, July 27, 1948

Don Bradman dropped by Jack Crapp off Denis Compton

© Wisden Cricket Monthly

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