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Les Jackson      

Full name Herbert Leslie Jackson

Born April 5, 1921, Whitwell, Derbyshire

Died April 25, 2007, Chesterfield (aged 86 years 20 days)

Major teams England, Derbyshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast

Herbert Leslie Jackson
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 2 2 1 15 8 15.00 0 0 3 0 1 0
First-class 418 489 153 2083 39* 6.19 0 0 137 0
List A 2 2 1 3 2 3.00 0 0 0 0 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 2 4 498 155 7 2/26 4/83 22.14 1.86 71.1 0 0 0
First-class 418 83267 30101 1733 9/17 17.36 2.16 48.0 115 20
List A 2 162 46 2 1/22 1/22 23.00 1.70 81.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v New Zealand at Manchester, Jul 23-26, 1949 scorecard
Last Test England v Australia at Leeds, Jul 6-8, 1961 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1947-1963
List A span 1963-1963
Profile

Tall and genuinely quick, with a slingy round-arm action and the ability to move the ball both ways, Les Jackson was unlucky in that his best years came when England had a successful side and an abundance of fast bowlers. He was also handicapped by playing for an unfashionable county.

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Jun 26, 1962

Les Jackson

Les Jackson

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Apr 30, 1961

Les Jackson

Les Jackson

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Jul 28, 1960

Les Jackson bowling in 1960

Les Jackson bowling in 1960

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1959

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Australia v England at Sydney
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