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Johnnie Clay      

Full name John Charles Clay

Born March 18, 1898, Bonvilston, Glamorgan, Wales

Died August 11, 1973, St Hilary, Cowbridge, Glamorgan, Wales (aged 75 years 146 days)

Major teams England, Glamorgan, Wales

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

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Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 1 0
First-class 373 555 90 7186 115* 15.45 2 18 177 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 2 192 75 0 - - - 2.34 - 0 0 0
First-class 373 61603 26028 1317 9/54 19.76 2.53 46.7 105 28
Career statistics
Only Test England v South Africa at The Oval, Aug 17-20, 1935 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1921 - 1949
Profile

Johnnie Clay was one of the most dedicated cricketers ever to represent Glamorgan. He first appeared for the county when they acquired first-class status in 1921 and continued with them till 1949; was captain in six seasons and for some time honorary secretary; and at the time of his death was President of the County Club, a position he had held since 1961.

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Glamorgan's Johnnie Clay in action against Surrey at The Oval, circa 1930

Glamorgan's Johnnie Clay in action

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Hampshire v Middlesex at Southampton - May 1-4
Hampshire 336 Middlesex 334/7 (101 ov)
Kent v Glamorgan at Canterbury - May 1-4
Glamorgan 260 & 305/5 (72.2 ov) Kent 488
Northants v Derbyshire at Northampton - May 1-4
Derbyshire 324 Northants 278/6 (88 ov)
Notts v Yorkshire at Nottingham - May 1-4
Notts 261 & 47/2 (26 ov) Yorkshire 290
Somerset v Lancashire at Taunton - May 1-4
Lancashire 493/9d Somerset 222/7 (76 ov)
Surrey v Durham at The Oval - May 1-4
Surrey 457 Durham 410/5 (110.2 ov)
Sussex v Leics at Hove - May 1-4
Sussex 163 & 32/0 (11 ov) Leics 473/8d
Worcs v Essex at Worcester - May 1-4
Essex 451/9d Worcs 171/0 (40 ov)
Derbyshire v Sussex at Derby
May 8-11, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Essex v Sri Lankans at Chelmsford
May 8-10, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Glamorgan v Worcs at Cardiff
May 8-11, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Kent v Gloucs at Canterbury
May 8-11, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Lancashire v Hampshire at Manchester
May 8-11, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Leics v Northants at Leicester
May 8-11, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Middlesex v Notts at Lord's
May 8-11, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Warwickshire v Somerset at Birmingham
May 8-11, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Yorkshire v Surrey at Leeds
May 8-11, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
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