Jack Moroney

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J. A. R. Moroney
Cricket information
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style -
International information
National side
Career statistics
Competition Tests First-class
Matches 7 57
Runs scored 383 4023
Batting average 34.81 52.24
100s/50s 2/1 12/22
Top score 118 217
Balls bowled 0 48
Wickets - 0
Bowling average - -
5 wickets in innings - -
10 wickets in match - -
Best bowling - -
Catches/stumpings 0/0 19/1
Source: Cricinfo

John Moroney (24 July 1917 in Macksville, New South Wales – 1 July 1999 in Orange, New South Wales) was an Australian cricketer who played in seven Tests from 1949 to 1951.

Jack Moroney was a slow-scoring Australian batsman who toured South Africa with success in 1949-50, making his maiden Test century and a second century in the same match. He failed in the First Test of the 1950-51 Ashes series, making a pair when Australia were reduced to 228 on a good batting wicket in the first innings and 32/7 on a rain-affected horror in the second, when Australia lost their first three wickets without making a run. Having made a pair and failing to add a single run for the first wicket Moroney was dropped even though Australia won by 70 runs and other, more famous, batsmen failed. He was replaced as opener by Ken Archer and played only one more Test against the West Indies.

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