Jack Bannister      

Full name John David Bannister

Born August 23, 1930, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire

Died January 23, 2016 (aged 85 years 153 days)

Major teams Warwickshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

John David Bannister
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 374 456 123 3140 71 9.42 0 4 168 0
List A 20 9 6 12 4 4.00 0 0 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 374 26258 1198 10/41 21.91 53 6
List A 20 1153 561 25 3/14 3/14 22.44 2.91 46.1 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1950 - 1968
List A span 1963 - 1969
Profile

A medium-fast seamer, Jack Bannister was a good enough player to take 1,198 first-class wickets over a 20-year career at an average of 21.91. His figures of 10 for 41, taken against Combined Services in 1959, remain the best innings figures taken by a Warwickshire bowler, while he also claimed 9 for 35 against Yorkshire in 1955. He featured in the Warwickshire sides that won the County Championship in 1951 and the Gillette Cup in 1966. He retired at the end of the 1969 season; the year in which the Sunday League was introduced.

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Jun 8, 1968

Jack Bannister bowling

Jack Bannister bowling

© Playfair Cricket Monthly

1966

Jack Bannister

Jack Bannister

© The Cricketer International

Apr 24, 1965

Jack Bannister enjoyed a prolific career for Warwickshire, April 24, 1965

Jack Bannister enjoyed a prolific career for Warwickshire

© PA Photos

Notes

Warwickshire (368 matches, 1950-1968)

Best bowling in fc match 10-31 for Warwickshire v Combined Services 1959

Country Fixtures Country Results
South Group: Surrey v Glamorgan at The Oval
May 26, 2016 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
2nd Investec Test: England v Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street
May 27-31, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
South Group: Middlesex v Hampshire at Uxbridge
May 27, 2016 (17:30 local | 16:30 GMT | 12:30 EDT | 11:30 CDT | 09:30 PDT)
North Group: Lancashire v Durham at Manchester
May 27, 2016 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
North Group: Northants v Derbyshire at Northampton
May 27, 2016 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
North Group: Warwickshire v Worcs at Birmingham
May 27, 2016 (19:00 local | 18:00 GMT | 14:00 EDT | 13:00 CDT | 11:00 PDT)
North Group: Yorkshire v Leics at Leeds
May 27, 2016 (19:00 local | 18:00 GMT | 14:00 EDT | 13:00 CDT | 11:00 PDT)
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