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Jim Laker

Full name:James Charles Laker
Born:9th February 1922, Frizinghall, Bradford, Yorkshire, England
Died:23rd April 1986, Putney, London, England
Batting:Right-hand batsman
Bowling:Right-arm off-break
Education:Salts High School, Saltaire
Teams:England (Test: 1947/48-1958/59); Surrey (Main FC: 1946-1959); Marylebone Cricket Club (Main FC: 1947/48-1958/59); Auckland (Main FC: 1951/52); Essex (Main FC: 1962-1964); Sir PF Warner's XI (Other FC: 1947); England (Other FC: 1947/48-1958/59); HDG Leveson-Gower's XI (Other FC: 1948); South of England (Other FC: 1948-1953); Surrey XI (Other FC: 1949); Commonwealth XI (Other FC: 1950/51); Players (Other FC: 1952-1957); England XI (Other FC: 1952-1955); International Cavaliers (Other FC: 1963/64-1964/65); Surrey Second XI (Minor Counties Championship: 1947); All teams
Surrey cap: 1947
Wisden Cricketer of the Year: 1952
New Zealand Cricket Almanack Player of the Year: 1952
Lists of matches and more detailed statistics
Articles:Monty Panesar is the highest rated England spinner for 30 years
 History of Jim Laker in Urdu
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Test Career Batting and Fielding (1947/48-1958/59)
MINORunsHSAve10050Ct
England4663156766314.08 0212
Test Career Bowling (1947/48-1958/59)
BallsMdnsRunsWktsBBAve5wI10wMSRateEcon
England12027674410119310-5321.24 9362.31 2.04

First-Class Career Batting and Fielding (1946-1964/65)
MINORunsHSAve10050Ct
Overall450548108730411316.60 218270
First-Class Career Bowling (1946-1964/65)
BallsMdnsRunsWktsBBAve5wI10wMSRateEcon
Overall101370542235791194410-5318.41 1273252.14 2.11

 

 

 

 

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