Robert Charles 'Jack' Russell - Cricket Statistics

  • Role: Left-hand bat, wkt
  • Born: 15/08/63
  • Birthplace: Stroud
  • Height: 5' 8 1/4"
  • Weight: 9st 91bs
  • County Debut: 1981
  • County Cap: 1985
  • Test Debut: 1988
  • Tests: 54
  • One Day Internationals: 40
  • 1st class 50's: 89
  • 1st class 100's: 11
  • 1st class catches: 1192
  • 1st class stumpings: 128
  • 1st class matches: 465
  • 1st class runs: 16,861
  • 1st class average: 30.93
Highest score: 1st class match England v Boland SA 1996, 129 not out. Test match v Australia at Old Trafford 1989, 128 not out.

Overseas tours: England to Pakistan 1987-88; to India and West Indies 1989-90; to Australia 1990-91; to New Zealand 1991-92; England A to Australia 1992-93; West Indies 1994; Australia 1994-95; South Africa 1995-96; West Indies 1998; World Cup Series 1996; Zimbabwe - New Zealand 1996-7

England’s Man of the Test Series v Australia 1989

Man of the Match v India Lord’s 1996

Joint Man of the Match v South Africa at Jo’burg 1996

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1990

Vice-Captain England A to Australia 1993

World record holder for the most dismissals in a test match 11 v South Africa at Jo’burg 1995

England’s record holder for most dismissals in a test series 27 v South Africa 1995-96. Hat trick of catches Glos v Surrey Oval 1986

World record number of runs scored in one innings without conceding a bye 746 by Northants v Glos Bristol 2002

Whyte Mackay Wicketkeeper/batsman of the year 1995, 1996 & 1997

Captain of Gloucestershire and Player of the Year Award 1995

NatWest Trophy Winners Medal & Man of the Match Award 1999

Awarded MBE 1996 for Services to Cricket

Awarded Hon MA Degree University of Bristol 1999
Autobiography Jack Russell-Unleashed published May 1997 - Top Ten bestsellers June 1997, (Paperback Edition released May 1998)

 

 

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