Jack O'Connor (Australian cricketer)

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Jack O'Connor
Cricket information
Batting Left-hand bat
Bowling Right-arm medium
International information
National side
Career statistics
Competition Tests First-class
Runs scored86695
Batting average 12.2811.77
Top score2054
Balls bowled69210937
Wickets 13224
Bowling average 26.1523.45
5 wickets in innings 118
10 wickets in match05
Best bowling5/407/36
Catches/stumpings 3/032/0
Source: Cricinfo

John Denis Alphonsus O'Connor (9 September 1875, Boorowa, New South Wales  23 August 1941, Lewisham, New South Wales) was an Australian cricketer who played in four Tests from 1908 to 1909. On his debut, he took five wickets in the second innings against England in Adelaide in 1908. [1]

Lewisham, New South Wales Suburb of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Lewisham is a suburb in the Inner West of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Lewisham is located 7 kilometres south-west of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of Inner West Council. The postcode is 2049. Lewisham is surrounded by the suburbs of Petersham, Dulwich Hill, Summer Hill, Haberfield and Leichhardt.

Australia Country in Oceania

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands. It is the largest country in Oceania and the world's sixth-largest country by total area. The neighbouring countries are Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and East Timor to the north; the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu to the north-east; and New Zealand to the south-east. The population of 25 million is highly urbanised and heavily concentrated on the eastern seaboard. Australia's capital is Canberra, and its largest city is Sydney. The country's other major metropolitan areas are Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide.

Cricket Team sport played with bats and balls

Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players on a field at the centre of which is a 20-metre (22-yard) pitch with a wicket at each end, each comprising two bails balanced on three stumps. The batting side scores runs by striking the ball bowled at the wicket with the bat, while the bowling and fielding side tries to prevent this and dismiss each player. Means of dismissal include being bowled, when the ball hits the stumps and dislodges the bails, and by the fielding side catching the ball after it is hit by the bat, but before it hits the ground. When ten players have been dismissed, the innings ends and the teams swap roles. The game is adjudicated by two umpires, aided by a third umpire and match referee in international matches. They communicate with two off-field scorers who record the match's statistical information.

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