Jack Young

Jack Young
Full Name:Jack Young
Date of birth:14 / 10 / 1912
Role:Bowler
Batting style:Right-hand
Bowling style:Unknown

Career summary

- England v South Africa at Leeds, 1947

- Jack Young was a slow left-arm bowler for Middlesex and England, representing his country in 8 Test matches between 1947 and 1949.

- He took 122 wickets in his first full season for Middlesex in 1946, at an average of 16.68.

- On his Test debut he dismissed the legendry Australians Alan Melville and Bruce Mitchell, before bowling a then record of 11 consecutive maidens to Bradman and Hassett at Trent Bridge.

- His best Test figures of 3 for 65 came in his last Test, against New Zealand in 1949,where he dismissed Martin Donnelly for 206.

- He finished his Test career with 17 wickets to his name, at an average of 44.52.

- He finished his county career in 1956, after 23 years of first-class cricket, amassing 1,362 wickets at an average of 19.68.

Test Matches

Batting
Career Span:1947-1949
Matches:8
Innings:10
Not Outs:5
Runs:28
Highest Score:10
Average:5.6
50s:0
100s:0
Ducks:3
Pairs:0
Caught Out:2
Stumped Out:1
Bowling
Innings Bowled:14
Overs:359.4
Maidens:119
Runs Conceded:757
Wickets:17
5 Wicket Innings:0
10 Wicket Innings:0
Average:44.53
Economy Rate:2.11
Best bowling in Innings:3/65