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Closs Jones      

Full name Emrys Closs Jones

Born December 14, 1911, Briton Ferry, Glamorgan, Wales

Died April 14, 1989, Briton Ferry, Glamorgan, Wales (aged 77 years 121 days)

Major teams Glamorgan

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 101 142 30 2016 132 18.00 2 7 44 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 101 6498 3345 103 7/79 32.47 3.08 63.0 6 1
Career statistics
First-class span 1934 - 1946
Profile

Had his career not been interrupted twice, Closs Jones might have won Test honours with England. The off-spinner, who had made his debut in 1934, hit the headlines in 1937, with five wicket hauls against Kent, Lancashire and Sussex, followed by 10/94 against the New Zealanders at Cardiff as Glamorgan defeated the tourists by 6 wickets.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
M.C.C. v Middlesex at Abu Dhabi - Mar 26-28
Middlesex won by 1 wicket
Cambs MCCU v Notts at Cambridge - Mar 28-30
Notts 339 Cambs MCCU 8/0 (4 ov)
Glamorgan v Cardiff MCCU at Cardiff - Mar 28-30
Glamorgan 122/1 (35.4 ov)
Gloucs v Durham MCCU at Bristol - Mar 28-30
Gloucs 292/3 (76 ov)
Kent v Lds-Brd MCCU at Canterbury - Mar 28-30
Kent 370/6 (94 ov)
Leics v Lbroug MCCU at Leicester - Mar 28-30
Leics 194 Lbroug MCCU 20/0 (9.3 ov)
Oxford MCCU v Surrey at Oxford - Mar 28-30
Surrey 335/7d Oxford MCCU 17/0 (7 ov)
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