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Jack Dunning
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Jack Dunning

New Zealand

INTL CAREER: 1933 - 1937

Full Name

John Angus Dunning

Born

February 06, 1903, Omaha, North Auckland

Died

June 24, 1971, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, (aged 68y 138d)

Batting Style

Right hand bat

TEAMS

Wisden obituary

John Dunning played as an offbreak bowler in four Test matches for New Zealand against England between 1932 and 1937. He was a member of the Australian Cricket Board of Control. Thought given a trial for Oxford in 1928 when a Rhodes scholar, he did not get a Blue.

His wickets in Test cricket were few and far between, but he achieved some note-worthy successes in other first-class games when touring England with ML Page's New Zealand team in 1937. He took 10 for 170 in the match against Essex; 9 for 64 against Cambridge University and 6 for 67 against Middlesex. Additionally, in the first innings of a two-day fixture at Stoke, he dismissed eight Staffordshire batsmen for 26 runs. In the three-day matches on the tour, he took 83 wickets at a cost of 30.10 runs, sending down more overs than any of his colleagues. He did good work in Plunket Shield games for Otago.


Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAve100s50s6sCtSt
Test46138197.6000020
FC60951410574513.0400340
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test4783049352/352/11998.603.56166.00000
FC601537962902286/4227.582.4567.40152
John Angus Dunning
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