Jack Bowden

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Jack Bowden
Cricket information
Batting style Right-handed batsman
Bowling style Leg-break
International information
National side
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 6
Runs scored 52
Batting average 5.77
100s/50s 0/0
Top score 34
Balls bowled 1006
Wickets 19
Bowling average 19.42
5 wickets in innings 2
10 wickets in match 0
Best bowling 6/23
Catches/stumpings 6/0
Source: Cricket Archive

John 'Jack' Bowden (17 October 1916 – 22 December 1988) was an Irish cricketer and field hockey player. He was born and died in County Antrim.


A right-handed batsman and leg-break bowler, he made his debut for Ireland in July 1946 against Scotland. He went on to play for Ireland on 18 occasions, the last coming against Sussex in August 1956. Six of these matches had first-class status.[1]

Field Hockey[edit]

Bowden played for Lisnagarvey Hockey Club and played for the Ireland national field hockey team on nineteen occasions.[2]


  1. ^ "Jack Bowden". Cricket Archive. 
  2. ^ "John Bowden". Dictionary of Ulster Biography.