Jack Vare

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Jack Vare
Personal information
Full name Jack Vare-Kevere
Born (1986-02-14) 14 February 1986 (age 31)
Hanuabada, Papua New Guinea
Nickname JV
Batting style Right-handed
Role Wicket-keeper
International information
National side
Career statistics
Competition List A Twenty20
Matches 13 18
Runs scored 228 201
Batting average 22.80 20.10
100s/50s –/1 –/–
Top score 96 35*
Balls bowled
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match n/a n/a
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 17/– 11/5
Source: Cricinfo, 2 February 2014

Jack Vare-Kevere (born 14 February 1986) is a Papua New Guinean cricketer. Vare is a right-handed batsman who fields as a wicket-keeper.

Having played age group cricket for Papua New Guinea Under-19s in the 2004 Under-19 World Cup,[1] he proceeded to be selected as a part of the Papua New Guinea squad for the 2011 World Cricket League Division Three, where he played 6 matches, helping them earn promotion to 2011 World Cricket League Division Two. It was in this competition that he made his List A debut against Bermuda. He played a further 5 List A matches in the competition, the last coming against Hong Kong.[2] In his 6 matches in the competition, he scored 81 runs at a batting average of 13.50, with a high score of 28. Behind the stumps he took 9 catches.[3] In the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier, he scored a brisk 96 of 59 balls (7x4, 7x6) against Netherlands at Pukekura Park in New Plymouth.[4]

He made his One Day International debut for Papua New Guinea on 8 November 2014 against Hong Kong in Australia.[5] He made his Twenty20 International debut for Papua New Guinea against Ireland in the 2015 ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier tournament on 15 July 2015.[6]


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