James Barnes (cricketer)

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James Barnes
Personal information
Full name James William Barnes
Born 14 August 1886
Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, England
Died 9 September 1963(1963-09-09) (aged 77)
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire,
Batting style Unknown
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Relations Billy Barnes (father)
Thomas Barnes (uncle)
Domestic team information
Years Team
1908–1910 Nottinghamshire
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 3
Runs scored 19
Batting average 3.80
100s/50s –/–
Top score 12
Balls bowled 276
Wickets 2
Bowling average 52.50
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 1/30
Catches/stumpings –/–
Source: Cricinfo, 2 March 2013

James William Barnes (14 August 1886 – 9 September 1963) was an English cricketer. Barnes' batting style is unknown, though it is known he bowled right-arm medium pace. He was born at Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire.

Barnes made his first-class debut for Nottinghamshire against the Gentlemen of Philadelphia in 1908 at Trent Bridge.[1] The following season he made a single appearance in the County Championship against Essex, before making a third and final first-class appearance in the 1910 County Championship against Leicestershire.[1] In his three first-class matches he scored a total of 19 runs with the bat at an average of 3.80 and a high score of 12.[2] With the ball, he took 2 wickets at a bowling average of 52.50, with best figures of 1/30.[3] He later coached cricket at Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Mansfield.[4]

He died at Mansfield, Nottinghamshire on 9 September 1963. His father Billy played Test cricket for England, while his uncle Thomas Barnes also played first-class cricket.


  1. ^ a b "First-Class Matches played by James Barnes". CricketArchive. Retrieved 2 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "First-class Batting and Fielding For Each Team by James Barnes". CricketArchive. Retrieved 2 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "First-class Bowling For Each Team by James Barnes". CricketArchive. Retrieved 2 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "Sutton-in-Ashfield Cricketers". www.ashfield-dc.gov.uk. Retrieved 2 March 2013. 

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