Willie Jones      

Full name William Edward Jones

Born October 31, 1916, Carmarthen, Wales

Died July 25, 1996, Gloucester (aged 79 years 268 days)

Major teams Glamorgan

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 345 563 64 13536 212* 27.12 11 120 0
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5w 10
First-class 345 5782 192 5/50 30.11 3 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1937 - 1958
Profile

In 1948 Willie Jones created a unique place for himself in Glamorgan`s history, by hitting two double hundreds within the space of a fortnight, with 207 against Kent at Gravesend, followed by an unbeaten 212 against Essex at Brentwood.

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1951

Willie Jones batting against the 1951 South Africans

Willie Jones batting against the 1951 South Africans

© Glamorgan County Cricket Club

1949

Willie Jones sweeping against Essex at Ilford in 1949

Jones sweeps

© Glamorgan County Cricket Club

1948

A posed picture of Willie Jones

Willie Jones

© Glamorgan County Cricket Club

Country Fixtures Country Results
Hampshire v Middlesex at Southampton - May 1-4
Hampshire 336 Middlesex 84/3 (34 ov)
Kent v Glamorgan at Canterbury - May 1-4
Glamorgan 260 & 16/1 (6.5 ov) Kent 488
Northants v Derbyshire at Northampton - May 1-4
Derbyshire 324 Northants 66/0 (20.2 ov)
Notts v Yorkshire at Nottingham - May 1-4
Notts 261 Yorkshire 170/4 (42.3 ov)
Somerset v Lancashire at Taunton - May 1-4
Lancashire 493/9d Somerset 14/0 (6 ov)
Surrey v Durham at The Oval - May 1-4
Surrey 457 Durham 156/2 (43.3 ov)
Sussex v Leics at Hove - May 1-4
Sussex 163 Leics 300/4 (81.2 ov)
Worcs v Essex at Worcester - May 1-4
Essex 335/2 (90 ov)
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