Richard Jones (cricketer, born 1916)

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Richard Jones
Personal information
Full nameRichard Henry Jones
Born(1916-11-03)3 November 1916
Redditch, Worcestershire, England
Died14 July 2004(2004-07-14) (aged 87)
Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire, England
BattingLeft-handed
BowlingRight-arm medium
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
1946Warwickshire
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 1
Runs scored 32
Batting average 16.00
100s/50s –/–
Top score 23
Balls bowled 66
Wickets
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 1/–
Source: Cricinfo, 23 December 2011

Richard Henry Jones (3 November 1916 – 14 July 2004) was an English cricketer. Jones was a left-handed batsman who bowled right-arm medium pace. He was born at Redditch, Worcestershire. He was known later in life as Richard Henry Cartwright-Jones.

Jones made a single first-class appearance for Warwickshire against Somerset at Edgbaston in the 1946 County Championship.[1] Opening the bowling in Somerset's first-innings, he bowled eight wicketless overs, though conceded just 12 runs from them. He opened the batting in Warwickshire's first-innings and was dismissed for 9 runs by Johnny Lawrence, while in Somerset's second-innings he again opened the bowling, bowling three wicketless overs which cost 15 runs. He scored 23 runs in Warwickshire's second-innings, before he was dismissed by Arthur Wellard, with Warwickshire winning by 2 wickets.[2]

He died at Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire on 14 July 2004.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "First-Class Matches played by Richard Jones". CricketArchive. Retrieved 23 December 2011.
  2. ^ "Warwickshire v Somerset, 1946 County Championship". CricketArchive. Retrieved 23 December 2011.

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