Jack Oakes      

Full name John Ypres Oakes

Born March 29, 1916, Horsham, Sussex

Died July 4, 1997, Hexham, Northumberland (aged 81 years 97 days)

Major teams Sussex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Relation Brother - C Oakes

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 128 218 19 4410 151 22.16 2 20 84 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 128 12615 6508 166 7/64 39.20 3.09 75.9 6 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1937 - 1951
Profile

Wisden obituary
The cheerful Jack Oakes was a hard-hitting middle-order batsman and offspin bowler who served Sussex from 1937 to 1951, usually alongside his elder brother Charlie. Born on March 29, 1916, in a cottage by the Horsham ground, where his father was player and groundsman for 47 years, John Ypres Oakes was an extrovert and a popular figure, balding, moustachioed, handy with bat or ball and a superb fieldsman close to the wicket.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Hampshire v Middlesex at Southampton - May 1-4
Hampshire 336 Middlesex 84/3 (34 ov)
Kent v Glamorgan at Canterbury - May 1-4
Glamorgan 260 & 16/1 (6.5 ov) Kent 488
Northants v Derbyshire at Northampton - May 1-4
Derbyshire 324 Northants 66/0 (20.2 ov)
Notts v Yorkshire at Nottingham - May 1-4
Notts 261 Yorkshire 170/4 (42.3 ov)
Somerset v Lancashire at Taunton - May 1-4
Lancashire 493/9d Somerset 14/0 (6 ov)
Surrey v Durham at The Oval - May 1-4
Surrey 457 Durham 156/2 (43.3 ov)
Sussex v Leics at Hove - May 1-4
Sussex 163 Leics 300/4 (81.2 ov)
Worcs v Essex at Worcester - May 1-4
Essex 335/2 (90 ov)
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