Jack Flavell      

Full name John Alfred Flavell

Born May 15, 1929, Wall Heath, Staffordshire

Died February 25, 2004, Barmouth, Gwynedd (aged 74 years 286 days)

Major teams England, Worcestershire

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 4 6 2 31 14 7.75 0 0 4 0 0 0
First-class 401 453 142 2032 54 6.53 0 1 128 0
List A 11 8 3 18 9 3.60 0 0 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 4 6 792 367 7 2/65 3/126 52.42 2.78 113.1 0 0 0
First-class 401 72700 32847 1529 9/30 21.48 2.71 47.5 86 15
List A 11 782 322 33 6/14 6/14 9.75 2.47 23.6 1 3 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v Australia at Manchester, Jul 27-Aug 1, 1961 scorecard
Last Test England v Australia at Leeds, Jul 2-6, 1964 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1949 - 1967
List A span 1963 - 1967
Profile

Jack Flavell, the England and Worcestershire fast bowler, died in his sleep on February 25, aged 74. Born in Wall Heath in Staffordshire, his 401 first-class appearances produced 1,529 wickets. He played four times for England, twice in 1961 and 1964 at home against Australia. He signed for Worcestershire in 1949 and soon earned a reputation as a tearaway fast bowler with an overlong run-up. Known then as "Mad Jack" it took him several seasons before he cut both pace and length of run-up, and he quickly became one of the outstanding new ball bowlers in county cricket. He took over 100 wickets in a season eight times, with his 171 wickets in 1961 putting him top of the national averages.

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Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1965

Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Leics at Derby - May 25-28
Leics 619 Derbyshire 532/8 (141 ov)
Essex v Surrey at Chelmsford - May 26-29
Surrey 369 Essex 215/3 (80 ov)
Glamorgan v Durham at Swansea - May 26-29
Durham 342 Glamorgan 225/6 (59 ov)
Kent v Sussex at Tunbridge Wells - May 26-29
Kent 369 & 116/0 (35 ov) Sussex 164
Northants v Worcs at Northampton - May 26-29
Northants 238 & 53/2 (18 ov) Worcs 434
Notts v Gloucs at Nottingham - May 26-29
Notts 430/9d Gloucs 149 & 37/1 (10.3 ov) (f/o)
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton - May 26-29
Hampshire 162 & 293 Somerset 197 & 39/0 (10 ov, target 259)
2nd ODI: England v South Africa at Southampton - May 27
England won by 2 runs
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