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George Cording      

Full name George Ernest Cording

Born January 1, 1878, Tredegar, Monmouthshire

Died February 2, 1946, Llanrumney, St Mellons, Monmouthshire (aged 68 years 32 days)

Major teams Glamorgan

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 19 34 4 498 101 16.60 1 1 16 2
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 19 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1921 - 1923
Profile

Schoolmaster George Cording epitomised the spirit amongst the band of amateur players by devoting his spare time to Glamorgan C.C.C. for many years. Cording was a highly successful batsman at club level and during his summer holidays, he helped the county out as a middle order batsman and occasional wicket-keeper. Even after he had retired from playing, he continued to promote the game amongst the schoolboys of South Wales, and helped to generate enthusiasm for the game.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Investec Test: England v New Zealand at Leeds - May 29-Jun 2
New Zealand won by 199 runs
Derbyshire v Gloucs at Derby - May 31-Jun 3
Gloucs 329 Derbyshire 77/2
Essex v Leics at Chelmsford - May 31-Jun 3
Essex 166 & 276 Leics 280 & 55/0
Glamorgan v Northants at Cardiff - May 31-Jun 3
Glamorgan 371 Northants 157 & 163/4 (f/o)
Hampshire v Worcs at Southampton - May 31-Jun 3
Hampshire 222 & 1/0 Worcs 403/5d
Middlesex v Warwickshire at Lord's - May 31-Jun 3
Warwickshire 342 & 58/2 Middlesex 260
Surrey v Lancashire at The Oval - May 31-Jun 3
Surrey 448 Lancashire 342/8
Notts v Sussex at Nottingham - Jun 1-4
Notts 255 & 228/7 Sussex 189
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