Les Jackson      

Full name Herbert Leslie Jackson

Born April 5, 1921, Whitwell, Derbyshire

Died April 25, 2007, Chesterfield (aged 86 years 20 days)

Major teams England, Derbyshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast

Herbert Leslie Jackson
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 2 2 1 15 8 15.00 0 0 3 0 1 0
First-class 418 489 153 2083 39* 6.19 0 0 137 0
List A 2 2 1 3 2 3.00 0 0 0 0 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 2 4 498 155 7 2/26 4/83 22.14 1.86 71.1 0 0 0
First-class 418 83267 30101 1733 9/17 17.36 2.16 48.0 115 20
List A 2 162 46 2 1/22 1/22 23.00 1.70 81.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v New Zealand at Manchester, Jul 23-26, 1949 scorecard
Last Test England v Australia at Leeds, Jul 6-8, 1961 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1947 - 1963
List A span 1963 - 1963
Profile

Tall and genuinely quick, with a slingy round-arm action and the ability to move the ball both ways, Les Jackson was unlucky in that his best years came when England had a successful side and an abundance of fast bowlers. He was also handicapped by playing for an unfashionable county.

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Jun 26, 1962

Les Jackson

Les Jackson

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Apr 30, 1961

Les Jackson

Les Jackson

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Jul 28, 1960

Les Jackson bowling in 1960

Les Jackson bowling in 1960

© Playfair Cricket Monthly

Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1959

Country Fixtures Country Results
Leics v Kent at Leicester - Jul 5-8
Leics 159 & 110/9 (45.2 ov) Kent 210
Notts v Middlesex at Nottingham - Jul 5-8
Middlesex 374 Notts 180/4 (60 ov)
Somerset v Sussex at Taunton - Jul 5-8
Sussex 208 Somerset 176/4 (53 ov)
Warwickshire v Yorkshire at Birmingham - Jul 5-8
Yorkshire 213 & 125/1 (42 ov) Warwickshire 69
Derbyshire v Glamorgan at Chesterfield - Jul 6-9
Glamorgan 167/3 (32 ov)
Lancashire v Essex at Manchester - Jul 6-9
Lancashire 96/4 (25.4 ov)
Worcs v Hampshire at Worcester - Jul 6-9
Worcs 228/5 (79 ov)
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