John Morgan      

Full name John Trevil Morgan

Born May 7, 1907, Cyncoed, Llandaff, Glamorgan, Wales

Died December 18, 1976, Leigh Woods, Clifton, Bristol (aged 69 years 225 days)

Major teams Cambridge University, Glamorgan, Wales

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 83 124 13 2339 149 21.07 4 6 60 12
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 83 2676 1343 26 3/16 51.65 3.01 102.9 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1925 - 1934

J. Trevil Morgan entered cricket history in 1929 by becoming the first Welshman to score a century in the Varsity Match. He was a member of the famous family who owned and managed the famous department stores in Cardiff. Morgan duly put his business commitments in the Welsh capital ahead of playing county cricket. There is no denying that Morgan could have secured a regular place in Glamorgan`s 1st XI either side of the Second World War, but he opted instead the lead the county`s 2nd XI who played in the Minor County Championship from 1935 until 1950. Under his astute captaincy, a host of young players flourished before going on to even better things in first-class cricket.

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