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Dai Davies      

Full name David Davies

Born August 26, 1896, Llanelly, Carmarthenshire, Wales

Died July 16, 1976, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, Wales (aged 79 years 325 days)

Major teams Glamorgan, Wales

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium, Right-arm offbreak

Other Umpire

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 421 696 62 15390 216 24.27 16 73 198 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 421 22479 9633 275 6/50 35.02 2.57 81.7 4 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1923 - 1939
Umpiring statistics
Test debut England v South Africa at Lord's, Jun 21-25, 1947 scorecard
Last Test England v New Zealand at Lord's, Jun 19-21, 1958 scorecard
Test matches 22
Test statistics
Profile

Dai Davies was Glamorgan`s first home-bred professional to make an impact in first-class cricket. During his career from 1923 to 1939, the Llanelli-born all-rounder scored over 15,000 runs, and took 275 wickets. He was also a fine fielder, holding 195 catches, and was described by Jack Hobbs as the finest cover point he ever saw.

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1955

Dai Davies - Glamorgan cricketer and Test umpire

Dai Davies

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Dai Davies: Portrait

Dai Davies: Portrait

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Lancashire at Derby - Apr 19-22
Lancashire 293 & 345 Derbyshire 274 & 27/2
Essex v Kent at Chelmsford - Apr 19-21
Essex won by 5 wickets
Glamorgan v Surrey at Cardiff - Apr 19-22
Surrey 563/7d Glamorgan 419
Notts v Yorkshire at Nottingham - Apr 19-22
Notts 428 & 74/3 Yorkshire 441
Sussex v Worcs at Hove - Apr 19-22
Sussex 345 & 290 Worcs 389 & 47/0
Warwickshire v Hampshire at Birmingham - Apr 19-22
Hampshire 319 & 339 Warwickshire 280 & 47/0
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