Keith Jones (cricketer, born 1951)

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Keith Jones
Personal information
Full name Alan Keith Colin Jones
Born (1951-04-20) 20 April 1951 (age 67)
Solihull, Warwickshire, England
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Right-arm medium
Domestic team information
Years Team
1971–1973 Oxford University
1969–1973 Warwickshire
Career statistics
Competition First-class List A
Matches 35 7
Runs scored 1,403 181
Batting average 21.92 30.16
100s/50s 1/5 –/1
Top score 111 82
Balls bowled 9
Wickets
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 13/– 1/–
Source: Cricinfo, 13 July 2012

Alan Keith Colin Jones (born 20 April 1951) is an English former cricketer. Jones was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm medium pace. He was born at Solihull, Warwickshire, and was educated at Solihull School.

Jones made his first-class debut for Warwickshire against Scotland at Edgbaston in 1969.[1] His next first-class appearance came during his university studies for Oxford University against Warwickshire. He made 28 further first-class appearances for the university, the last of which came in The University Match of 1973 against Cambridge University at Lord's.[1] In his 29 first-class appearances for the university, Jones scored 1,102 runs at an average of 21.19, with a high score of 111.[2] This score, which was his only first-class century came against Nottinghamshire in[3] He also made two first-class appearances for a combined Oxford and Cambridge Universities team, against the touring Australians in 1972 and the touring New Zealanders in 1973.[1] It was for Oxford University that he also made his List A debut for in the 1973 Benson & Hedges Cup against Leicestershire. He made three further appearances in that season's competition, against Warwickshire, Northamptonshire and Worcestershire.[4] He scored a total of 153 runs in these matches, at an average of 38.25 and with a high score of 82,[5] which came against Northamptonshire.[6]

Following the end of his studies in 1973, Jones returned to Warwickshire, where he played a half a dozen matches for the county at the end of the 1973 season. He made three first-class appearances in the County Championship against Kent, Middlesex and Gloucestershire,[1] as well as making three List A appearances in the John Player League against Surrey, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "First-Class Matches played by Keith Jones". CricketArchive. Retrieved 14 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "First-class Batting and Fielding For Each Team by Keith Jones". CricketArchive. Retrieved 14 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "Oxford University v Nottinghamshire, 1971". CricketArchive. Retrieved 14 July 2012. 
  4. ^ a b "List A Matches played by Keith Jones". CricketArchive. Retrieved 14 July 2012. 
  5. ^ "List A Batting and Fielding For Each Team by Keith Jones". CricketArchive. Retrieved 14 July 2012. 
  6. ^ "Northamptonshire v Oxford University, 1973 Benson & Hedges Cup". CricketArchive. Retrieved 14 July 2012. 

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