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John Gleeson

Australia|Bowler
INTL CAREER: 1967 - 1972
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Full Name

John William Gleeson

Born

March 14, 1938, Kyogle, New South Wales

Died

October 08, 2016, Tamworth, New South Wales, (aged 78y 208d)

Batting Style

Right hand Bat

Bowling Style

Legbreak Googly

Playing Role

Bowler

Australian spinner John Gleeson captured the hearts of cricket romantics everywhere as he bamboozled batsmen with his odd grip, borrowed from another mystery spinner, Jack Iverson. But his opponents soon found out that, as with most magic tricks, there was nothing untoward going on behind the scenes. As a result, Gleeson cut a fairly impotent figure at Test level - he had a strike rate of a wicket every 95 balls - although he did take five-fors in successive Tests against West Indies in 1968-69.

John Gleeson Career Stats

Bowling

FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Tests295388573367935/618/18636.202.2895.2430
FC116-27180107314307/52-24.952.3663.2-222
List A5-26211572/152/1516.422.6337.4000

Batting & Fielding

FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAve100s50s6sCtSt
Tests294683954510.39000170
FC1161373810955911.0601-580
List A531413220.5000-10
John William Gleeson

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Debut/Last Matches of John Gleeson

FC Matches

Span
1966/67 - 1974/75

List A Matches

Span
1970/71 - 1973/74

Recent Matches of John Gleeson

MatchBatBowlDateGroundFormat
E. Province vs Robins' XI--0/60 & 1/3407-Mar-1975GqeberhaFC
NSW vs Victoria3 & 01/14 & 1/3229-Dec-1972SydneyFC
NSW vs Victoria30/50 & 3/9723-Dec-1972MelbourneFC
NSW vs South Aust0 & 121/40 & 0/5810-Nov-1972AdelaideFC
NSW vs West Aust0 & 50/49 & 1/2804-Nov-1972PerthFC

Photos of John Gleeson

John Gleeson
A news report in the <i>Sydney Morning Herald</i> features John Gleeson's dismissal of Phil Carlson in a 1971-72 Shield Game
John Gleeson bowls
John Gleeson bowls
The <i>Canberra Times</i> reports that despite the crowd trouble in Bangalore, Australia's tour of India will go on
The <i>Sydney Morning Herald</i> reports on the crowd trouble that ended the tour game between South Zone and the Australians in Bangalore