Jack Dennis      

Full name John Newman Dennis

Born January 4, 1913, Leytonstone, Essex

Died August 21, 2006 (aged 93 years 229 days)

Major teams Essex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Education Forest School

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 22 33 3 530 53 17.66 0 1 13 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 22 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1934-1939
Profile

Jack Dennis was in the XI at Forest School for four summers, captaining them in his last year when he made 91 against a strong MCC side. He made his Essex debut in 1934 and played 23 games as an amateur in the six seasons before WW2 as a lower middle-order batsmen. In all that time he made only one fifty, against Sussex in 1937, and he also led the side in one game later that summer. His career as a solicitor restricted his appearances and he did not continue after the war. He played his club cricket for Loughton.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Essex at Chesterfield - Jul 7-10
Derbyshire 275 & 358/8 Essex 277
Hampshire v Gloucs at Southampton - Jul 7-10
Hampshire 297 & 34/2 Gloucs 504/8d
Leics v Kent at Leicester - Jul 7-10
Leics 217 & 388 Kent 302 & 203/3
Middlesex v Somerset at Uxbridge - Jul 7-10
Middlesex 338 & 315/5d Somerset 264/9d & 12/1
Yorkshire v Durham at Leeds - Jul 7-10
Yorkshire 426 Durham 231 & 169/4 (f/o)
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