Jack Whiting

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Jack Whiting
Personal information
Full name John George Benjamin Whiting
Born (1892-02-19)19 February 1892
Stoke Goldington, Buckinghamshire, England
Died 15 July 1975(1975-07-15) (aged 83)
Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, England
Batting style Unknown
Bowling style Right-arm fast
Domestic team information
Years Team
1921 HDG Leveson-Gower's XI
1920–1922 Buckinghamshire
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 2
Runs scored 34
Batting average 8.50
100s/50s –/–
Top score 27
Balls bowled 285
Wickets 6
Bowling average 45.33
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 4/76
Catches/stumpings –/–
Source: Cricinfo, 27 June 2011

John George Benjamin 'Jack' Whiting (19 February 1894 – 15 July 1975) was an English cricketer. Whiting's batting style is unknown, but he was a right-arm fast bowler. He was born in Stoke Goldington, Buckinghamshire.

Whiting made his debut for Buckinghamshire in the 1920 Minor Counties Championship against Hertfordshire. He played Minor counties cricket for Buckinghamshire from 1920 to 1922, making 13 Minor Counties Championship appearances.[1] Whiting made two first-class appearances for HDG Leveson-Gower's XI in 1921. The first came against Oxford University. He took a single wicket in the Oxford first-innings, while in their second-innings he took a further 4 wickets. He was dismissed by Reginald Bettington for a duck in his first-innings, while in the second-innings he scored 27 runs before being dismissed by Douglas Jardine.[2] His second first-class match came against Cambridge University.[3] He took a single wicket in this match, that of Cambridge captain Gilbert Ashton, for the cost of 83 runs from 17 overs. With the bat, he was caught and bowled for 6 runs by Jack Bryan in his first-innings, while in the second-innings he was dismissed for a single run by Percy Chapman.[4] Both of these matches were held at The Saffrons in Eastbourne, Sussex. His 6 first-class wickets came at an average of 45.33, with him taking best figures of 4/76.[5]

He died in Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire on 15 July 1975.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Minor Counties Championship Matches played by John Whiting". CricketArchive. Retrieved 27 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "HDG Leveson-Gower's XI v Oxford University, 1921". CricketArchive. Retrieved 27 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "First-Class Matches played by Jack Whiting". CricketArchive. Retrieved 27 June 2011. 
  4. ^ "HDG Leveson-Gower's XI v Cambridge University, 1921". CricketArchive. Retrieved 27 June 2011. 
  5. ^ "First-class Bowling For Each Team by Jack Whiting". CricketArchive. Retrieved 27 June 2011. 

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