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Jim Standen      

Full name James Alfred Standen

Born May 30, 1935, Edmonton, Middlesex

Current age 82 years 29 days

Major teams Minor Counties, Worcestershire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 133 174 28 2092 92* 14.32 0 83 0
List A 27 23 6 217 31 12.76 0 0 17 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 133 19599 7934 313 7/30 25.34 2.42 62.6 13 0
List A 27 1189 793 43 5/14 5/14 18.44 4.00 27.6 1 1 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1959 - 1970
List A span 1963 - 1972
Profile

A lower middle-order batsman and right-arm seamer, Jim Standen had already made a mark in football in goal for Arsenal when he joined Worcestershire in 1959 (he had played in the Minor Counties Championship for Hertfordshire). He played regularly once his footballing commitments scaled down with a move to Luton Town, and in 1962 took 78 wickets for the county, his best return. In 1962 his football career was kick-started with a move to West Ham and again his availability for cricket suffered.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Worcs at Chester-le-Street - Jun 26-29
Durham 197 Worcs 367 (86.4 ov)
Essex v Middlesex at Chelmsford - Jun 26-29
Middlesex 246 Essex 106/0 (36 ov)
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - Jun 26-29
Derbyshire 288 & 2/0 (2 ov) Glamorgan 237
Hampshire v Somerset at Southampton - Jun 26-29
Hampshire 211/9d Somerset 43/1 (19 ov)
Northants v Leics at Northampton - Jun 26-29
Northants 261 & 60/3 (16 ov) Leics 157
Notts v Kent at Nottingham - Jun 26-29
Kent 180 & 105/4 (34 ov) Notts 371
Sussex v Gloucs at Hove - Jun 26-29
Sussex 358/9d Gloucs 31/0 (7 ov)
Warwickshire v Lancashire at Birmingham - Jun 26-29
Lancashire 273 Warwickshire 259/7 (109 ov)
Yorkshire v Surrey at Leeds - Jun 26-29
Surrey 516/7d Yorkshire 27/1 (10.5 ov)
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