Jack Dennis (cricketer)

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Jack Dennis
Personal information
Full name John Newman Dennis
Born (1913-01-04)4 January 1913
Leytonstone, Essex, England
Died 21 August 2006(2006-08-21) (aged 93)
Batting style Right-handed
Domestic team information
Years Team
1934–1939 Essex
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 22
Runs scored 530
Batting average 17.66
100s/50s –/1
Top score 53
Balls bowled
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 13/–
Source: Cricinfo, 24 October 2011

John Newman Dennis (4 January 1913 – 21 August 2006) was an English cricketer. Dennis was a right-handed batsman. He was born at Leytonstone, Essex. He was educated at Forest School, Walthamstow.

Dennis made his first-class debut for Essex against Glamorgan in the 1934 County Championship. A further first-class appearance came in 1936, while in the following three seasons he made a handful of appearances in each, making a total of 22 appearances between 1934 and 1939.[1] In his 22 first-class appearances, he scored 530 runs at a batting average of 17.66, with a high score of 53.[2] This score, which was his only first-class fifty, came against Sussex in 1937.[3]

He died on 21 August 2006.


  1. ^ "First-Class Matches played by John Dennis". CricketArchive. Retrieved 24 October 2011. 
  2. ^ "First-class Batting and Fielding For Each Team by John Dennis". CricketArchive. Retrieved 24 October 2011. 
  3. ^ "Essex v Sussex, 1937 County Championship". CricketArchive. Retrieved 24 October 2011. 

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