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Jack Brooks (cricketer)

For other uses, see Jack Brooks (disambiguation)
Jack Brooks
Personal information
Full name Jack Alexander Brooks
Born (1984-06-04) 4 June 1984 (age 30)
Oxford, England
Nickname Susan Boyle, Subo, Ferret, Don Jnr, Yorath, Brooksy, Animal
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium
Role Bowler
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2004–2008 Oxfordshire
2009–2012 Northamptonshire
2012–present Yorkshire (squad no. 70)
Source: Cricinfo, 24 November 2012

Jack Alexander Brooks (1984–) is an English professional cricket player, currently playing for Yorkshire after successful spells at Oxfordshire in the Minor Counties, and Northamptonshire in first-class cricket.[1] He is predominantly a right arm medium fast bowler who can also bat.

Career

born 4 June 1984, Oxford, Brooks played for Oxfordshire between 2004 and 2008. He played for Northamptonshire Second XI at the end of the 2008 season before signing a professional contract with the club for the 2009 season. He made his professional debut against the Australian tourist team taking the wickets of Andrew McDonald and Mitchell Johnson.[2] He hopes that his performance against Australia will lead to more first-class matches.[3] On his Northants debut, he took 4 wickets for 76 against Derbyshire.[4] He signed a two-year contract extension on 2 September 2009, keeping him at the club until the end of the 2011 season.[5] During the 2010 season, Brooks was a regular in the team opening the bowling.

Brooks signed up to play for Yorkshire in October 2012.[6]

Career best performances

as of 25 December 2012

Batting Bowling
Score Fixture Venue Season Score Fixture Venue Season
FC 53 Northamptonshire v Gloucestershire Bristol 2010 5–23 Northamptonshire v Leicestershire Leicester 2011
LA 10 Northamptonshire Steelbacks v Middlesex Panthers Uxbridge 2009 3–35 England Lions v Bangladesh A Sylhet 2012
T20 33* Northamptonshire Steelbacks v Warwickshire Bears Birmingham 2011 3–24 Northamptonshire Steelbacks v Yorkshire Carnegie Leeds 2010

References

External links

  • ESPNcricinfo
  • CricketArchive
  • Player Profile: Jack Brooks from northantscricket.com

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