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Alan Jones      

Full name Alan Jones

Born November 4, 1938, Velindre, Glamorgan, Wales

Current age 77 years 203 days

Major teams Glamorgan, Natal, Northern Transvaal, Western Australia

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Relation Brother - EW Jones, Son - AJ Jones

Alan Jones
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 645 1168 72 36049 204* 32.89 56 194 288 0
List A 288 284 21 7157 124* 27.21 2 42 76 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 645 572 333 3 1/24 111.00 3.49 190.6 0 0
List A 288 33 27 3 3/21 3/21 9.00 4.90 11.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1957 - 1983
List A span 1963 - 1983
Profile

All cricket, certainly the British county scene and, above all, the Welsh game, are much the poorer for the retirement of Alan Jones. Glamorgan's major batsman for more than 20 years, he scored more runs and more centuries, made a thousand in a season more often, than any other player in the county's history, and shared in the record stand for any wicket. He was also the ideal senior pro, recalling the great holders of that office in a more idealistic day than this.

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May 31, 2000

Glamorgan captain Alan Jones batting at Lord's, Gillette Cup 1977

Glamorgan captain Alan Jones batting at Lord's

© Glamorgan County Cricket Club

Aug 29, 1997

Glamorgan team, 1981. Back Row (l to r) - Geoff Holmes, Arthur Francis, Alan Lewis Jones, Allan Jones, Rodney Ontong, Ezra Moseley, Robin Hobbs        Front Row - Barry Lloyd, Kevin Lyons, Eifion Jones, Malcolm Nash (capt), Alan Jones, John Hopkins, Mike Llewellyn.

Glamorgan 1981

© Glamorgan County Cricket Club

1987

Four of Glamorgan`s post-war opening batsmen - Hugh Morris, John Hopkins, Alan Butcher and Alan Jones - in the nets at Sophia Gardens in 1987

Four Glamorgan batsmen

© Glamorgan County Cricket Club

Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Kent at Derby - May 22-25
Kent won by 7 wickets
Glamorgan v Essex at Cardiff - May 22-25
Glamorgan 260 & 386/8d Essex 313 & 103/4 (47 ov, target 334)
Gloucs v Northants at Bristol - May 22-25
Northants 176 & 395/8 (116.2 ov) Gloucs 418
Hampshire v Notts at Southampton - May 22-25
Hampshire 270 & 223/9d Notts 189 & 222/6 (60.3 ov, target 305)
Middlesex v Somerset at Lord's - May 22-25
Somerset 376 & 202/7 (62 ov) Middlesex 423
Warwickshire v Durham at Birmingham - May 22-25
Durham won by 4 wickets
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