Jack Heron      

Full name Jack Gunner Heron

Born November 8, 1948, Salisbury (now Harare)

Current age 65 years 346 days

Major teams Rhodesia, Zimbabwe

Batting style Right-hand bat

Relation Son - CJ Heron

Jack Gunner Heron
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 6 6 0 50 18 8.33 163 30.67 0 0 3 0 1 0
First-class 60 113 5 2830 175 26.20 5 13 39 0
List A 28 28 3 763 148* 30.52 2 3 6 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 6 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 60 10 17 0 - - - 10.20 - 0 0 0
List A 28 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
ODI debut Australia v Zimbabwe at Nottingham, Jun 9, 1983 scorecard
Last ODI West Indies v Zimbabwe at Birmingham, Jun 20, 1983 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1967-1983
List A span 1973-1983
Profile

Jack Heron was a very talented opening batsman, particularly strong on the leg side, and a brilliant fielder, generally in the covers. A schoolboy prodigy, he made his debut for Rhodesia in 196-68, but took a while to adjust his temperament to the ferocity of Currie Cup cricket and had only five opportunities in the middle order before 1975-76, when he was tried as an opener. He began with a Gillette Cup century against Border, and in 10 matches that season (one for a South African President's XI against International Wanderers) he scored 827 runs at an average of 43.52, with a magnificent career-best of 175 against Transvaal. This was the real Heron, but unfortunately he never again played to his true potential, although still playing good innings at times. A schoolteacher who turned to commerce, he made his final appearances in the World Cup of 1983 and then emigrated to Australia.
John Ward

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