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Jim Yardley      

Full name Thomas James Yardley

Born October 27, 1946, Chaddesley Corbett, Worcestershire

Died November 22, 2010, Canada (aged 64 years 26 days)

Major teams Northamptonshire, Worcestershire

Playing role Middle-order batsman

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Fielding position First slip, Occasional wicketkeeper

Thomas James Yardley
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 260 390 69 8287 135 25.81 5 40 232 2
List A 239 205 42 3166 75* 19.42 0 12 82 2
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 260 48 38 0 - - - 4.75 - 0 0 0
List A 239 7 7 0 - - - 6.00 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1967 - 1982
List A span 1969 - 1982
Profile

John Arlott wrote: "He was not a prepossessir player, but he had guts, immense application, and an infinite capacity for scoring runs to and through third man. A good sense of humour and a dedication the game enabled him to enjoy it and play it more effectively than men superficially greater gifts."

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Jul 27, 1980

Jim Yardley in action for Northamptonshire, July 27, 1980

Jim Yardley in action for Northamptonshire

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Sep 3, 1974

Norman Gifford gets a champagne shampoo after Worcestershire are confirmed as 1974 County Champions.  From left to right Glenn Turner, John Inchmore, Ron Headley, Jim Yardley, Brian Brain, Vanburn Holder (behind Gifford) and Alan Ormrod, Chelmsford, September 3, 1974

Norman Gifford gets a champagne shampoo after Worcestershire are confirmed as 1974 County Champions

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Country Fixtures Country Results
3rd Test: West Indies v England at Bridgetown - May 1-5
England 257 & 123 West Indies 189 & 136/4
Middlesex v Durham at Lord's - May 2-5
Middlesex 463 Durham 157/4
Essex v Gloucs at Chelmsford - May 3-6
Essex 159 Gloucs 77/0
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - May 3-6
Derbyshire 47/2
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 3-6
Leics 300/5
Northants v Lancashire at Northampton - May 3-6
Northants 198/6
Worcs v Somerset at Worcester - May 3-6
Somerset 250 Worcs 35/2
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