John Hampshire

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John Hampshire
Personal information
Full name John Harry Hampshire
Born (1941-02-10)10 February 1941
Thurnscoe, Yorkshire, England
Died 1 March 2017(2017-03-01) (aged 76)
Nickname Jack
Batting style Right-handed batsman (RHB)
Bowling style Right-arm Legbreak
International information
National side England
Test debut 26 June 1969 v West Indies
Last Test 14 August 1975 v Australia
Domestic team information
Years Team
1961–1981 Yorkshire
19821984 Derbyshire
Career statistics
Competition Tests ODIs First-class List A
Matches 8 3 577 280
Runs scored 403 48 28,059 7314
Batting average 26.86 24.00 34.55 31.12
100s/50s 1/2 –/– 43/156 7/41
Top score 107 25* 183* 119
Balls bowled 2539 54
Wickets 30 1
Bowling average N/A N/A 54.56 45.00
5 wickets in innings 2
10 wickets in match n/a
Best bowling N/A N/A 7/52 1/22
Catches/stumpings 9/– –/– 444/– 84/–
Source: [1], 18 July 2010

John Harry Hampshire (10 February 1941 – 1 March 2017),[1][2] also known as Jack Hampshire, was an English cricketer and umpire. He played eight Tests and three One Day Internationals (ODIs) for England between 1969 and 1975.

He played first-class cricket for Yorkshire from 1961 to 1981, and for Derbyshire from 1982 to 1984. Overseas, he was a successful captain of Tasmania in the period before the state was included in the Sheffield Shield.< He was also appointed President of Yorkshire County Cricket Club in 2016, serving until his death.

References[change | change source]

  1. Bateman, Colin (1993). If The Cap Fits. Tony Williams Publications. p. 84. ISBN 1-869833-21-X.
  2. "John Hampshire: Yorkshire president dies at the age of 76". BBC. Retrieved 1 March 2017.