Jack Leaning

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Jack Leaning
Personal information
Full name Jack Andrew Leaning
Born (1993-10-18) 18 October 1993 (age 20)
Bristol, England
Batting style Right-handed batsman
Bowling style Right-arm off spin
Domestic team information
Years Team
2012–present Yorkshire (squad no. 34)
First-class debut 21 June 2013 Yorkshire v Surrey
List A debut 27 August 2012 Yorkshire v Warwickshire
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20
Matches 9 13 4
Runs scored 350 341 14
Batting average 31.81 37.88 4.66
100s/50s –/3 1/2 –/–
Top score 99 111* 8
Balls bowled 60 156 12
Wickets 7 0
Bowling average 20.14
5 wickets in innings 1
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 5/22
Catches/stumpings 1/– 7/– –/–
Source: Espncricinfo.com, 20 August 2014

Jack Andrew Leaning (born 18 October 1993, Bristol, England) is an English first-class cricketer.[1] A right-handed batsman and right arm off-spin bowler, Leaning is contracted to Yorkshire County Cricket Club, for whom he played his debut first-class match in 2013.[2]

Biography[edit]

Leaning has been with Yorkshire since 2008, starting at under 15 level. He went on to play for the Yorkshire Academy in the Yorkshire ECB County Premier League, and the Yorkshire Second XI in the Second XI Championship, before making his List A debut against Warwickshire in August 2012 and his first-class debut against Surrey in June 2013.[2] He became an established member of the Yorkshire side during the 2014 season.

In 2014, several York City F.C. fans sponsored Leaning in his first season as a full professional cricketer.[3] His father Andy[4] is a former player and goalkeeping coach of York. [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Warner, David (2013). The Yorkshire County Cricket Club: 2011 Yearbook (115th ed.). Ilkley, Yorkshire: Great Northern Books. p. 409. ISBN 978-0-9572951-8-6. 
  2. ^ a b "Jack Leaning | Cricket Players and Officials". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 2013-06-25. 
  3. ^ "Blogs: Football fans sponsor Yorkshire batsman | Cricket Blogs". ESPN Cricinfo. 2014-04-26. Retrieved 2014-06-05. 
  4. ^ Gibson, Richard (10 June 2014). "Yorkshire’s Jack Leaning and Richard Pyrah impress against Nottinghamshire". Guardian. Retrieved 20 August 2014. 
  5. ^ "Jason Walker and Paul Musselwhite join York City". BBC Sport. 17 June 2011. Retrieved 20 August 2014.