Full name David Harry James
Born March 3, 1921, Briton Ferry, Glamorgan, Wales
Died February 22, 2002, Margam, Neath, Glamorgan, Wales (aged 80 years 356 days)
Major teams Glamorgan
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast
|First-class span||1948 - 1948|
James, David Harry, died in Margam on February 22, 2002, aged 80. While on the Glamorgan groundstaff in their Championship-winning season of 1948, he was drafted in to strengthen the seam bowling on an easy-paced pitch at Trent Bridge. He was not called on in Nottinghamshire's first innings, but his 17 runs helped extend Glamorgan's lead. Charlie Harris then saved the home side with a five-hour century; James caught and bowled him just before a thunderstorm put paid to further play. His one wicket in 24 overs cost 59 runs. However, he was the Second Eleven's leading wicket-taker in the Minor Counties Championship that year, with 26. This apart, his all-round skills were best appreciated in club cricket by Briton Ferry Town and Briton Ferry Steel.
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