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Jack Durston      

Full name Frederick John Durston

Born July 11, 1893, Clophill, Bedfordshire

Died April 8, 1965, Norwood Green, Southall, Middlesex (aged 71 years 271 days)

Major teams England, Middlesex

Also known as Long Jack

Batting style Right-hand bat

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Frederick John Durston
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 1 2 1 8 6* 8.00 0 0 1 0 0 0
First-class 386 473 144 3918 92* 11.90 0 6 257 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 2 202 136 5 4/102 5/136 27.20 4.03 40.4 1 0 0
First-class 386 72124 29279 1329 8/27 22.03 2.43 54.2 72 11
Career statistics
Only Test England v Australia at Lord's, Jun 11-14, 1921 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1919-1933
Profile

Frederick John Durston, the former Middlesex and England fast bowler, died in hospital at Southall on April 8, aged 71. Born on July 11, 1893, at Clophill, Bedfordshirewith whose village club he learned the game-he went to Lord's as a groundboy in 1914. After serving with the Royal Engineers, he returned to Lord's in 1919 and, on the recommendation of E. G. Wynyard, the old Hampshire cricketer, made his debut for Middlesex in four matches. In his first full season-1920-he played a material part in helping Middlesex win the championship, taking 113 wickets in all matches, the first of six occasions on which he was to take 100 wickets in a season. In three other years he took over ninety.

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Aug 12, 1953

Former England players watch the fifth Test at The Oval, England v Australia, The Oval, August, 1953

Former England players watch the fifth Test at The Oval

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1934

Jack Durston

Jack Durston

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May 8, 1921

The Middlesex side that won the 1921 Championship. Richard Twining, Hugh Dales, Jack Hearne, Jack Durston, Arthur Tanner, Harry Lee; (front row, l-r) Patsy Hendren, Nigel Haig, Frank Mann, Hon Clarence Bruce, Joe Murrell.

The Middlesex side that won the 1921 Championship

© EMPICS

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