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Obituary, 2008

Les Jackson

Wisden's obituary for Les Jackson

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Les Jackson 1921-2007

Derbyshire legend Les Jackson dies

Les Jackson, the Derbyshire fast bowler who in most other eras would have played far more than twice for England, has died after a short illness. He was 86

Gerald Mortimore

November 2005

Derbyshire's cult heroes

The Wisden Cricketer celebrates the forgotten greats - Derbyshire's cult heroes

March 1982

Selectors' fancies

John Arlott on those who deserved to play more often for their country

F. L. Belson


Les Jackson

Seldom have the figures of any bowler made more impressive reading than did those of the Derbyshire fast-medium bowler, Herbert Leslie Jackson, which enabled him to head the first-class bowling averages of 1958