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Full name  James Jeffry Tuck
Name  James Tuck
1877–1878 & 1882  Hampshire
Role  Wicketkeeper
Batting style  Right-handed

James Tuck (cricketer) James Tuck Trust Development XI Epsom Cricket Club
Born  3 June 1853 (1853-06-03) Ringwood, Hampshire, England
Died  20 January 1918(1918-01-20) (aged 64) Devizes, Wiltshire, England
Bowling style  Right-arm roundarm medium

James Jeffry Tuck (3 June 1853 – 20 January 1918) was an English cricketer. Tuck was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm roundarm medium pace, who could also play as a wicketkeeper.

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Tuck made his first-class debut for Hampshire against Kent in 1877. Tuck played four further matches in 1878.

In 1882, four years after last playing for Hampshire, Tuck played four matches with his final first-class match coming against Sussex in the same season.

In Tuck's nine matches for the county he scored 173 runs at a batting average of 11.73, with a high score of 32*. With the ball Tuck took 2 wickets at a bowling average of 18.00, with best figures of 1/11.

Umpiring career

Tuck stood as an umpire in 90 first-class matches. The first match Tuck stood in was in 1886 when Surrey played Derbyshire. Tuck's final game as a first-class umpire came in 1908 when Hambledon played an England XI in a ceremonial match.

Additionally Tuck stood in seven Minor Counties Championship matches between 1897 and 1902.

Death

Tuck died at Devizes, Wiltshire on 20 January 1918.

References

James Tuck (cricketer) Wikipedia


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