Jerry Ainsworth

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Jerry Ainsworth
Personal information
Batting style Unknown
Bowling style Slow left arm orthodox
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 11
Runs scored 44
Batting average 4
100s/50s -/-
Top score 11
Balls bowled 1989
Wickets 50
Bowling average 15.82
5 wickets in innings 5
10 wickets in match 2
Best bowling 7/61
Catches/stumpings 7/-
Source: [1]

Jerry Lionel Ainsworth (11 September 1877 – 30 December 1923) was a first-class cricketer.[1] He was born in Freshfield, Formby, Lancashire and died in Falmouth, Cornwall.

A slow left-arm bowler, he took 50 first-class wickets at just 15.82. He played 4 matches for Lancashire County Cricket Club in 1899 and also appeared for PF Warner's XI in 1898, AJ Webbe's XI in 1900, HDG Leveson-Gower's XI in 1902 and the Europeans in India in 1904/05.

His brother, George Ainsworth was also a first class cricketer. Ainsworth was no batsman but took 5 wickets in an innings 5 times, 4 of these against the Philadelphians, against whom he claimed his best figures of 7 for 61.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Player Profile: Jerry Ainsworth". www.cricketarchive.com. Retrieved 26 June 2013.