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Closs Jones      

Full name Emrys Closs Jones

Born December 14, 1911, Briton Ferry, Glamorgan, Wales

Died April 14, 1989, Briton Ferry, Glamorgan, Wales (aged 77 years 121 days)

Major teams Glamorgan

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 101 142 30 2016 132 18.00 2 7 44 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 101 6498 3345 103 7/79 32.47 3.08 63.0 6 1
Career statistics
First-class span 1934 - 1946
Profile

Had his career not been interrupted twice, Closs Jones might have won Test honours with England. The off-spinner, who had made his debut in 1934, hit the headlines in 1937, with five wicket hauls against Kent, Lancashire and Sussex, followed by 10/94 against the New Zealanders at Cardiff as Glamorgan defeated the tourists by 6 wickets.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Hampshire at Chester-le-Street - Sep 1-4
Durham 213 & 146/8 (45.5 ov) Hampshire 251
Essex v Northants at Chelmsford - Sep 1-4
Essex 360 Northants 275 (69.1 ov)
Kent v Lancashire at Canterbury - Sep 1-4
Kent 570/8d Lancashire 131/5 (45.4 ov)
Leics v Gloucs at Leicester - Sep 1-4
Leics 415 Gloucs 118/2 (44.1 ov)
Surrey v Derbyshire at The Oval - Sep 1-4
Derbyshire 313 Surrey 352/6 (106.2 ov)
Warwickshire v Middlesex at Birmingham - Sep 1-4
Middlesex 207 Warwickshire 137/6 (49.2 ov)
Worcs v Sussex at Worcester - Sep 1-4
Worcs 210 Sussex 381/4 (96.3 ov)
Yorkshire v Somerset at Leeds - Sep 1-3
Yorkshire won by an innings and 126 runs
1st ODI: England v Australia at Southampton
Sep 3, 2015 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
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