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Willie Jones      

Full name William Edward Jones

Born October 31, 1916, Carmarthen, Wales

Died July 25, 1996, Gloucester (aged 79 years 268 days)

Major teams Glamorgan

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 345 563 64 13536 212* 27.12 11 120 0
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5w 10
First-class 345 5782 192 5/50 30.11 3 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1937 - 1958
Profile

In 1948 Willie Jones created a unique place for himself in Glamorgan`s history, by hitting two double hundreds within the space of a fortnight, with 207 against Kent at Gravesend, followed by an unbeaten 212 against Essex at Brentwood.

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1951

Willie Jones batting against the 1951 South Africans

Willie Jones batting against the 1951 South Africans

© Glamorgan County Cricket Club

1949

Willie Jones sweeping against Essex at Ilford in 1949

Jones sweeps

© Glamorgan County Cricket Club

1948

A posed picture of Willie Jones

Willie Jones

© Glamorgan County Cricket Club

Country Fixtures Country Results
Lancashire v Northants at Manchester - Jun 29-Jul 2
Match drawn
Notts v Worcs at Nottingham - Jun 29-Jul 2
Notts won by 113 runs
Varsity Match: Cambridge U v Oxford Uni at Cambridge - Jun 30-Jul 2
Cambridge U won by 5 wickets
Essex v Australians at Chelmsford - Jul 1-4
Australians 562 Essex 299/3 (68.3 ov)
South Group: Middlesex v Sussex at Lord's - Jul 2
Sussex won by 7 wickets (with 28 balls remaining)
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