Jack Flavell      

Full name John Alfred Flavell

Born May 15, 1929, Wall Heath, Staffordshire

Died February 25, 2004, Barmouth, Gwynedd (aged 74 years 286 days)

Major teams England, Worcestershire

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 4 6 2 31 14 7.75 0 0 4 0 0 0
First-class 401 453 142 2032 54 6.53 0 1 128 0
List A 11 8 3 18 9 3.60 0 0 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 4 6 792 367 7 2/65 3/126 52.42 2.78 113.1 0 0 0
First-class 401 72700 32847 1529 9/30 21.48 2.71 47.5 86 15
List A 11 782 322 33 6/14 6/14 9.75 2.47 23.6 1 3 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v Australia at Manchester, Jul 27-Aug 1, 1961 scorecard
Last Test England v Australia at Leeds, Jul 2-6, 1964 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1949 - 1967
List A span 1963 - 1967
Profile

Jack Flavell, the England and Worcestershire fast bowler, died in his sleep on February 25, aged 74. Born in Wall Heath in Staffordshire, his 401 first-class appearances produced 1,529 wickets. He played four times for England, twice in 1961 and 1964 at home against Australia. He signed for Worcestershire in 1949 and soon earned a reputation as a tearaway fast bowler with an overlong run-up. Known then as "Mad Jack" it took him several seasons before he cut both pace and length of run-up, and he quickly became one of the outstanding new ball bowlers in county cricket. He took over 100 wickets in a season eight times, with his 171 wickets in 1961 putting him top of the national averages.

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Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1965

Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Kent at Derby - May 22-25
Derbyshire 492 & 9/3 (6 ov) Kent 412
Glamorgan v Essex at Cardiff - May 22-25
Glamorgan 260 & 295/3 (91 ov) Essex 313
Gloucs v Northants at Bristol - May 22-25
Northants 176 & 120/3 (42 ov) Gloucs 418
Hampshire v Notts at Southampton - May 22-25
Hampshire 270 & 189/8 (67 ov) Notts 189
Middlesex v Somerset at Lord's - May 22-25
Somerset 376 Middlesex 407/9 (139 ov)
Warwickshire v Durham at Birmingham - May 22-25
Warwickshire 313 & 114 Durham 190 & 154/4 (60 ov, target 238)
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