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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
Derbyshire v Kent at Derby - May 22-25
Derbyshire 492 Kent 262/5 (89.4 ov)
Glamorgan v Essex at Cardiff - May 22-25
Glamorgan 260 & 139/2 (41.1 ov) Essex 313
Gloucs v Northants at Bristol - May 22-25
Northants 176 Gloucs 406/8 (131.3 ov)
Hampshire v Notts at Southampton - May 22-25
Hampshire 270 & 43/3 (17.2 ov) Notts 189
Lancashire v Surrey at Manchester - May 22-25
Surrey 191 & 100/8 (36.2 ov) Lancashire 394
Leics v Worcs at Leicester - May 22-25
Leics 316 & 43 Worcs 274 & 59/3 (11.4 ov, target 86)
Middlesex v Somerset at Lord's - May 22-25
Somerset 376 Middlesex 280/5 (95 ov)
Warwickshire v Durham at Birmingham - May 22-25
Warwickshire 313 & 114 Durham 190 & 27/0 (12 ov, target 238)
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