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Roger Davis      

Full name Roger Clive Davis

Born January 15, 1946, Whitchurch, Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales

Current age 70 years 135 days

Major teams Glamorgan

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Education Blundells

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 214 371 30 7367 134 21.60 5 208 0
List A 122 108 8 1730 101 17.30 1 6 44 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 214 7793 241 6/82 32.33 6 0
List A 122 2869 1952 71 4/48 4/48 27.49 4.08 40.4 1 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1964 - 1976
List A span 1967 - 1976
Profile

Roger Davis was the fielder who nearly caught Garry Sobers during Glamorgan`s Championship match with Nottinghmashire at Swansea in 1968 when the great West Indian all-rounder became the first man in cricket history to hit six sixes in an over in first-class cricket. Davis was fielding on the long-off boundary and off the fifth ball of Malcolm Nash`s historic over, Davis caught one of Sobers` mighty blows, but in so doing, he fell over the boundary and the umpires signalled six.

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Aug 24, 1969

Glamorgan, who won the County Championship in 1969. Back:  H Jeffreys (scorer), Tony Cordle, Brian Lewis, Bryan Davis, Lawrence Williams, Eifion Jones, Roger Davis, Malcolm Nash.  Front: Majid Jahangir Khan, Ossie Wheatley, Peter Walker, David Shepherd, Alan Jones, Lord's, August 24, 1969

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England 498/9d Sri Lanka 101 & 309/5 (84 ov) (f/o)
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Northants 444 Essex 274/2 (75 ov)
Notts v Durham at Nottingham - May 28-31
Notts 534 Durham 193/4 (45 ov)
Somerset v Surrey at Taunton - May 28-31
Surrey 264 & 94/6 (52 ov) Somerset 102
Sussex v Derbyshire at Hove - May 28-31
Derbyshire 150 Sussex 342/4 (90 ov)
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 29-Jun 1
Leics 340/8 (96 ov)
Middlesex v Hampshire at Northwood - May 29-Jun 1
Middlesex 342/3 (96 ov)
Worcs v Gloucs at Worcester - May 29-Jun 1
Worcs 341/8 (96 ov)
Yorkshire v Lancashire at Leeds - May 29-Jun 1
Yorkshire 301/9 (95.2 ov)
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