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John Morgan      

Full name John Trevil Morgan

Born May 7, 1907, Cyncoed, Llandaff, Glamorgan, Wales

Died December 18, 1976, Leigh Woods, Clifton, Bristol (aged 69 years 225 days)

Major teams Cambridge University, Glamorgan, Wales

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 83 124 13 2339 149 21.07 4 6 60 12
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 83 2676 1343 26 3/16 51.65 3.01 102.9 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1925 - 1934
Profile

J. Trevil Morgan entered cricket history in 1929 by becoming the first Welshman to score a century in the Varsity Match. He was a member of the famous family who owned and managed the famous department stores in Cardiff. Morgan duly put his business commitments in the Welsh capital ahead of playing county cricket. There is no denying that Morgan could have secured a regular place in Glamorgan`s 1st XI either side of the Second World War, but he opted instead the lead the county`s 2nd XI who played in the Minor County Championship from 1935 until 1950. Under his astute captaincy, a host of young players flourished before going on to even better things in first-class cricket.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Kent at Derby - May 22-25
Derbyshire 492 & 9/3 (6 ov) Kent 412
Glamorgan v Essex at Cardiff - May 22-25
Glamorgan 260 & 295/3 (91 ov) Essex 313
Gloucs v Northants at Bristol - May 22-25
Northants 176 & 120/3 (42 ov) Gloucs 418
Hampshire v Notts at Southampton - May 22-25
Hampshire 270 & 189/8 (67 ov) Notts 189
Lancashire v Surrey at Manchester - May 22-24
Lancashire won by an innings and 96 runs
Leics v Worcs at Leicester - May 22-24
Worcs won by 7 wickets
Middlesex v Somerset at Lord's - May 22-25
Somerset 376 Middlesex 407/9 (139 ov)
Warwickshire v Durham at Birmingham - May 22-25
Warwickshire 313 & 114 Durham 190 & 154/4 (60 ov, target 238)
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