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George Lavis      

Full name George Lavis

Born August 17, 1908, Sebastopol, Monmouth

Died July 29, 1956, Pontypool, Monmouthshire (aged 47 years 347 days)

Major teams Glamorgan

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 206 312 43 4957 154 18.42 3 71 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 206 16446 7768 156 4/55 49.79 2.83 105.4 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1928 - 1949
Profile

George Lavis played for Glamorgan from 1928 until after the Second World War, when from 1946 until his sudden death in 1956 Lavis acted as Glamorgan`s coach. Many young players duly benefitted from his wise words and the long hours of patient guidance in the club`s indoor school at Neath, and the nets in corridoor of the North Stand at the Arms Park.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
North Group: Derbyshire v Northants at Derby - Apr 30
Derbyshire won by 6 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)
South Group: Essex v Hampshire at Chelmsford - Apr 30
Essex won by 25 runs
South Group: Glamorgan v Surrey at Cardiff - Apr 30
Surrey won by 8 wickets (with 30 balls remaining) (D/L method)
North Group: Leics v Worcs at Leicester - Apr 30
Worcs won by 42 runs
South Group: Middlesex v Gloucs at Lord's - Apr 30
Gloucs won by 5 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
South Group: Sussex v Somerset at Hove - Apr 30
Somerset won by 9 runs (D/L method)
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