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Jack Newstead      

Full name John Thomas Newstead

Born September 8, 1877, Marton-in-Cleveland, Yorkshire

Died March 25, 1952, Blackburn, Lancashire (aged 74 years 199 days)

Major teams Yorkshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium, Right-arm offbreak

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 109 150 20 2104 100* 16.18 1 6 83 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 109 15556 5947 310 7/10 19.18 2.29 50.1 14 4
Career statistics
First-class span 1903 - 1913
Profile

Jack Newstead is the only Wisden Cricketer of the Year known to have died and not obituarised in the Almanack at the time of his death. Newstead was chosen in 1909 after a spectacular season in 1908, when he took 140 wickets, at 16.50 each, and scored 927 runs. He played a major role in Yorkshire's return to the top of the County Championship and, had there been a Test series, would probably have played or England. However, this was the extent of his success. He had only just broken into the Yorkshire team after playing twice in 1903 and then joining the MCC staff. The following year, he quickly declined and in 1910 lost his place. Contemporaries described him as having a high and relaxed bowling action just above medium pace: he was regarded as a "talented but careless" batsman.
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Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1909

Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Investec Test: England v Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street - May 27-31
England 498/9d & 33/0 (10 ov, target 79) Sri Lanka 101 & 475 (f/o)
Northants v Essex at Northampton - May 28-31
Northants 444 Essex 572/6 (139 ov)
Notts v Durham at Nottingham - May 28-31
Notts 534 Durham 444/9 (107.5 ov)
Somerset v Surrey at Taunton - May 28-31
Surrey 264 & 138 Somerset 102 & 170/4 (46 ov, target 301)
Sussex v Derbyshire at Hove - May 28-31
Derbyshire 150 & 90/3 (38.4 ov) Sussex 447/8d
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 29-Jun 1
Leics 341 Kent 117/2 (44 ov)
Middlesex v Hampshire at Northwood - May 29-Jun 1
Middlesex 467/3d Hampshire 89/4 (38 ov)
Worcs v Gloucs at Worcester - May 29-Jun 1
Worcs 439 Gloucs 114/1 (46 ov)
Yorkshire v Lancashire at Leeds - May 29-Jun 1
Yorkshire 308 Lancashire 186/9 (58.3 ov)
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