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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
Durham v Hampshire at Chester-le-Street - Sep 1-4
Durham 213 & 126/6 (38.2 ov) Hampshire 251
Essex v Northants at Chelmsford - Sep 1-4
Essex 360 Northants 143/3 (35 ov)
Kent v Lancashire at Canterbury - Sep 1-4
Kent 570/8d Lancashire 25/0 (10 ov)
Leics v Gloucs at Leicester - Sep 1-4
Leics 415 Gloucs 22/0 (6.5 ov)
Surrey v Derbyshire at The Oval - Sep 1-4
Derbyshire 313 Surrey 227/5 (67 ov)
Warwickshire v Middlesex at Birmingham - Sep 1-4
Middlesex 207 Warwickshire 21/1 (10 ov)
Worcs v Sussex at Worcester - Sep 1-4
Worcs 210 Sussex 251/3 (66 ov)
Yorkshire v Somerset at Leeds - Sep 1-4
Somerset 110 & 44/2 (19 ov) Yorkshire 391
1st ODI: England v Australia at Southampton
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