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Phil Clift      

Full name Phil Brittain Clift

Born September 3, 1918, Usk, Monmouthshire

Died May 22, 2005, Cardiff (aged 86 years 261 days)

Major teams Glamorgan

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Phil Brittain Clift
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 183 306 21 6055 125* 21.24 7 169 0
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5w 10
First-class 183 675 11 3/6 61.36 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1937 - 1955
Profile

When the Australians touring England in 1948 were asked by the English press to name some of the uncapped batsmen who had impressed them most, Don Bradman put forward Phil Clift, the opener from Glamorgan, who died, aged 86, on May 22. Several bouts of illness prevented him from playing at international level but there was no doubting his rich promise in 1948 as he recorded a composed 30 against Ray Lindwall and Keith Miller at Swansea before, later in the summer, celebrating with the rest of Wilf Wooller's team as Glamorgan won the County Championship for the first time.

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May 30, 1948

Phil Clift

Phil Clift

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Worcs at Chester-le-Street - Jun 26-29
Durham 197 Worcs 367 (86.4 ov)
Essex v Middlesex at Chelmsford - Jun 26-29
Middlesex 246 & 27/0 (13 ov) Essex 542/3d
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - Jun 26-29
Derbyshire 288 & 160 Glamorgan 237 & 0/1 (6 ov, target 212)
Hampshire v Somerset at Southampton - Jun 26-29
Hampshire 211/9d Somerset 135/8 (46.1 ov)
Northants v Leics at Northampton - Jun 26-29
Northants 261 & 289/7d Leics 157 & 44/0 (16 ov, target 394)
Notts v Kent at Nottingham - Jun 26-29
Kent 180 & 214/7 (74 ov) Notts 371
Sussex v Gloucs at Hove - Jun 26-29
Sussex 358/9d Gloucs 150/1 (51 ov)
Warwickshire v Lancashire at Birmingham - Jun 26-29
Lancashire 273 & 178/4 (70 ov) Warwickshire 321
Yorkshire v Surrey at Leeds - Jun 26-29
Surrey 516/7d Yorkshire 27/1 (10.5 ov)
Eng Lions v South Africa at Worcester
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