1. Andrew Jones - Right handed batsman with tremendous powers of concentration. Scored 536 runs at a phenomenal average of 107 as Lymington won their first Southern League title in 1983. Also took 12 wickets with his off spin. Returned to New Zealand and played First Class cricket for Otago before, in 1987, he made the first of his 39 Tests for the Kiwis, scoring a total of 2,922 runs at 44.

2. Mark Jackson - Resolute left handed opener who made his debut in 1983 and has represented Lymo at First, Second and Third XI levels. Regularly scored in excess of 500 runs for the Seconds and has a highest score of 126 at Leckford in 2001. Bowls genuine dibbly-dobblies and has kept wicket.

3. Harry Jupp (w/k)- Arguably the highest profile signing in Lymington's history. Appointed as the club's professional in 1883, just six years after becoming the first Englishman to score a half century in the very first Test Match against Australia. Known for his sound defensive technique (earning him the nickname 'Young Stonewall') in 378 First Class matches for Surrey Jupp scored 15,319 runs including 12 centuries. He took just seven First Class wickets in his entire career although during his season with Lymington he seems to have been more of a bowler than a batsman, taking 11 wickets in one two-innings match and 10 wickets in another. Kept wicket in that first Test in Melbourne and will probably have to for this team too.

4. Muhammed Ali Jaffir - Technically correct right handed batsman who scored 760 runs in his two seasons with the First XI including a highest score of 95 against Havant in 2012. Captained the side in 2013.

5. Dick Jenvey - Prolific batsman of the 1930s whose 202 not out against Aldenham in 1934 was the highest individual score by a Lymington player until Brian Clemow's 213 in 2001. The innings included 5 sixes and 17 fours and took five hours. Went on to be a successful captain and adept groundsman at the Sports Ground.

6. Nick Jenkin - Former colt and left handed batsman who put in some consistent performances for the Third XI and it was his 430 runs which effectively kept the team afloat in 2003. His batting style was perhaps a little unfairly described as 'boring' during his time at Lymington, and he went on to score in excess of 2,300 runs for BAT/Totton & Eling and then Langley Manor.

7. Steve Jenkin - Another former colt and left hander. Busy and uncomplicated batsman and, like brother Nick, his best cricket came after he'd moved on to BAT. Almost certain to end up squabbling with his brother at some point.

8. Damian Jayasinghe - Progressed through the colts and has become a stalwart of the Third XI, making the odd appearance for the Seconds. Lovely batsman to watch when in full flow, scored a century at CBBEA. Underrated bowler who wobbles the ball about and has a great knack of taking important wickets. Accident prone, split his head open on his Under 11 colts debut in 1995 and this trend has continued ever since.

9. Tony Jenkin - Originally a left arm seam bowler, joined Lymo from Wellworthys in 1976. Made a few First XI appearances but took the bulk of his wickets in the Seconds. Best league figures of 8-33 at Brockenhurst in 1987 and 7-64 against Petersfield in 1979. Also scored a century against Brockenhurst in 1988. In later years became a wily wrist spinner who continued to take loads of wickets for the Thirds and Fourths. Highly successful colts manager, his Under 15 team won the Europa Cup in 1997.

10. Chris James - Medium pacer who came to Lymington to play Sunday cricket in the late 1960s but ended up playing on Saturdays when the newly formed New Forest League began in 1975. He scored 242 runs in that first season and took 20 wickets the following. Moved on to Sparsholt but returned to Lymington in the twilight of his playing career and turned out for the Fourth XI. Was a regular on the club's legendary Isle of Wight tours of the early 1970s until he stopped going due to the 'off-the-field activities'.

11. Bob Iles - Fearsome and highly effective trundler who could be quite sharp in his younger days. Regularly topped the league and club averages, such as in 1984 when he took 48 wickets. Could occasionally give the ball a mighty whack with his Super Tusker railway sleeper. Hilarious company, the life and soul of any clubhouse he happened to be in. Sadly passed away in 2009.

Mentions: Steve Jobber, Charlie Inglis, Lee Jeanes, Chris Jennings, Aaron Jefferies, Will and Jack Jowett, Ali Iles, Rob Iles, Simon Judd, Lorna Jesty, GL Jones

Summary: Unquestionably the most defensive batting line-up so far, they'll be hoping Jones gets himself in and goes up through the gears like he invariably did in 1983.  Lightweight bowling attack (although it's doubtful how any attack containing Bob Iles could ever be described as 'lightweight') so they will need Jenkin Senior to be on top form. The changing room will probably be more entertaining than the cricket pitch with this team.

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