Allan Jones (cricketer)

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Allan Jones
Personal information
Full name Allan Arthur Jones
Born (1947-12-09) 9 December 1947 (age 67)
Horley, England
Nickname Jonah, Buckets
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right arm fast-medium
Role Umpire, formerly bowler
Domestic team information
Years Team
1980–1981 Glamorgan
1976–1979 Middlesex
1976–1977 Orange Free State
1970–1975 Somerset
1972–1973 Northern Transvaal
1966–1969 Sussex
Umpiring information
ODIs umpired 1 (1996)
Career statistics
Competition First-class List A
Matches 214 192
Runs scored 799 155
Batting average 5.39 3.69
100s/50s 0/0 0/0
Top score 33 18 not out
Balls bowled 29,971 9,009
Wickets 549 286
Bowling average 28.07 20.41
5 wickets in innings 23 5
10 wickets in match 3 n/a
Best bowling 9/51 6/34
Catches/stumpings 50/– 24/–
Source: Cricinfo, 4 April 2009

Allan Arthur Jones (born 9 December 1947 in Horley, Surrey) is an English cricket umpire and a retired cricketer. When he joined Glamorgan in 1980 he became the first cricketer to represent four English first-class counties.

Allan Jones was educated at St John's College, Horsham. A tall right-arm fast-medium bowler and a tail-end right-handed batsman, he represented Sussex (1966-1969), Somerset (1970-1975; Cap 1972), Northern Transvaal (1972/1973), Orange Free State (1976/1977), Middlesex (1976-1979; Cap 1976) and Glamorgan (1980-1981).

In 214 first-class matches, he scored 799 runs (average 5.39, with a personal best of 33 for Middlesex versus Kent at Canterbury in 1978) and took 549 wickets (at an average 28.07, with a personal best of 9 for 51 for Somerset versus Sussex at Hove in 1972).[1] He also took three wickets in four balls for Somerset versus Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge in 1972 and became the first Middlesex bowler to take a hat-trick in limited overs cricket.

He was appointed to the English First-Class Umpires list in 1985 and remained until 2008, when he joined the Indian Cricket League. He stood in one One Day International in 1996.[2]

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  1. ^ Sussex v Somerset 1972
  2. ^ "Allan Jones". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 16 May 2014. 

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