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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
Cambs MCCU v Notts at Cambridge - Mar 28-30
Notts 339 & 46/2 (19 ov) Cambs MCCU 123
Glamorgan v Cardiff MCCU at Cardiff - Mar 28-30
Glamorgan 342/7 (89.2 ov)
Gloucs v Durham MCCU at Bristol - Mar 28-30
Gloucs 405/7d Durham MCCU 78/2 (17 ov)
Kent v Lds-Brd MCCU at Canterbury - Mar 28-30
Kent 370/6d & 47/1 (12 ov) Lds-Brd MCCU 204
Leics v Lbroug MCCU at Leicester - Mar 28-30
Leics 194 Lbroug MCCU 175/4 (64 ov)
Oxford MCCU v Surrey at Oxford - Mar 28-30
Surrey 335/7d & 29/0 (8 ov) Oxford MCCU 172
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