Jeff Jones      

Full name Ivor Jeffrey Jones

Born December 10, 1941, Dafen, Carmarthenshire, Wales

Current age 72 years 282 days

Major teams England, Glamorgan

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Left-arm fast

Relation Son - SP Jones

Ivor Jeffrey Jones
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 15 17 9 38 16 4.75 0 0 5 0 4 0
First-class 198 213 84 513 21 3.97 0 0 46 0
List A 10 6 3 20 7 6.66 0 0 2 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 15 27 3546 1769 44 6/118 6/118 40.20 2.99 80.5 1 1 0
First-class 198 30798 13278 511 8/11 25.98 2.58 60.2 18 0
List A 10 675 319 22 4/12 4/12 14.50 2.83 30.6 1 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut India v England at Mumbai (BS), Jan 21-26, 1964 scorecard
Last Test West Indies v England at Georgetown, Mar 28-Apr 3, 1968 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1960-1968
List A span 1963-1968
Profile

Jeff Jones was a well-built, fast left-armer who would have made far more of an impact were it not for his career being prematurely ended by injury. He made his Glamorgan debut in 1960, and the first of his 15 England appearances came at Bombay in 1963-64. In 1965 he returned career-best figures of 13-9-11-8 on a damp wicket at Leicester, and that winter featured as a key member of England's Ashes side, taking his Test-best 6 for 118 at Adelaide. In the Caribbean in 1967-68 he again played a leading role, but is best remembered for grimly blocking the last over of the final Test to secure England's 1-0 series win. Rarely has so much tension accompanied an over - Jones was a genuine No. 11, and his career average of 3.97 his flattering as almost half his innings were not outs, and his highest score was 21. By this stage he was fairly well established, but a shoulder injury early in 1968 ruled him out of that summer's Ashes. Although he was expected to make a full recovery, later that year arthritis was found in his elbow joint as well as severe wearing of the bone. Jones tried to modify his action but he was not nearly as effective and serious doubts were raised over his action. He never played first-class cricket again.
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Apr 11, 2006

Simon Jones (R) is presented with his Wisden Cricketer of the year award by his father, former England Cricketer Jeff Jones, during the Wisden 2006 launch at the The Inner Temple Hall on April 11, 2006 in London, England.

Jeff and Simon Jones at the Wisden 2006 launch

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Apr 11, 2006

Simon Jones is presented with the Wisden Cricketer of the Year award by his father, Jeff Jones during the Wisden 2006 launch, London, April 11 2006

Simon Jones is presented with the Wisden Cricketer of the Year award by his father, Jeff Jones during the Wisden 2006 launch

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Jeff Jones

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Tournament Results
England v India at Birmingham - Jun 23, 2013
India won by 5 runs
India v Sri Lanka at Cardiff - Jun 20, 2013
India won by 8 wickets (with 90 balls remaining)
England v South Africa at The Oval - Jun 19, 2013
England won by 7 wickets (with 75 balls remaining)
Australia v Sri Lanka at The Oval - Jun 17, 2013
Sri Lanka won by 20 runs
England v New Zealand at Cardiff - Jun 16, 2013
England won by 10 runs
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