Jim Parks      

Full name James Michael Parks

Born October 21, 1931, Haywards Heath, Sussex

Current age 84 years 222 days

Major teams England, Somerset, Sussex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Relation Father - JH Parks, Uncle - HW Parks, Son - RJ Parks

James Michael Parks
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 46 68 7 1962 108* 32.16 2 9 15 103 11
First-class 739 1227 172 36673 205* 34.76 51 213 1087 94
List A 132 123 15 2832 102* 26.22 1 13 113 7
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 46 2 54 51 1 1/43 1/43 51.00 5.66 54.0 0 0 0
First-class 739 3837 2235 51 3/23 43.82 3.49 75.2 0 0
List A 132 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut England v Pakistan at Manchester, Jul 22-27, 1954 scorecard
Last Test West Indies v England at Bridgetown, Feb 29-Mar 5, 1968 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1949 - 1976
List A span 1963 - 1975
Profile

Jim Parks was a multitalented cricketer, initially as a batsman and in latter years as an outstanding batsman-wicketkeeper. His father, also Jim, had been a Sussex stalwart between the wars and had played once for England, but young Jim soon established himself in his own right.

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Jul 27, 2013

Jim Parks, the Sussex president and former England keeper-batsman, attends Australia's tour game, Sussex v Australians, 2nd day, July 27, 2013

Jim Parks, the Sussex president and former England keeper-batsman, attends Australia's tour game

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1980

Jim Parks

Jim Parks

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1980

Jim Parks - Sussex, Somerset and England

Jim Parks

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1968

Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Investec Test: England v Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street - May 27-31
England 498/9d Sri Lanka 101 & 415/6 (114.4 ov) (f/o)
Northants v Essex at Northampton - May 28-31
Northants 444 Essex 369/5 (109 ov)
Notts v Durham at Nottingham - May 28-31
Notts 534 Durham 316/7 (78.3 ov)
Somerset v Surrey at Taunton - May 28-31
Surrey 264 & 138 Somerset 102 & 67/1 (15.3 ov, target 301)
Sussex v Derbyshire at Hove - May 28-31
Derbyshire 150 & 21/0 (9.2 ov) Sussex 447/8d
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 29-Jun 1
Leics 341 Kent 52/1 (24.4 ov)
Middlesex v Hampshire at Northwood - May 29-Jun 1
Middlesex 467/3d Hampshire 21/1 (9.5 ov)
Worcs v Gloucs at Worcester - May 29-Jun 1
Worcs 439 Gloucs 28/1 (14.1 ov)
Yorkshire v Lancashire at Leeds - May 29-Jun 1
Yorkshire 308 Lancashire 68/4 (29.2 ov)
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