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Arnold Dyson      

Full name Arnold Herbert Dyson

Born July 10, 1905, Halifax, Yorkshire

Died June 7, 1978, Goldsborough, Yorkshire (aged 72 years 332 days)

Major teams Glamorgan

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Arnold Herbert Dyson
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 413 697 37 17922 208 27.15 24 243 1
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 413 195 160 1 1/9 160.00 4.92 195.0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1926-1948
Profile

Arnold Dyson holds the record for 305 consecutive appearances in Championship cricket between 1930 and 1947. During this time, the steady opening batsman formed a most productive partnership with Emrys Davies. The Dyson-Davies combination is still amongst the most successful in Glamorgan`s history, with the pair sharing 32 century partnerships. The right-handed batsman and occasional wicket-keeper had moved from his native Yorkshire to South Wales during the mid 1920`s after having failed to secure a place on the county`s staff. He subsequently qualified for the Welsh county and made his Glamorgan debut in 1926. He soon won a regular place in the side, and developed into one of the most reliable opening batsmen on the county circuit, passing a thousand runs in every season from 1931 until 1947, with the exception of 1936 when he fell 65 runs short of the target after a loss of form in July.

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1948

Emrys Davies and Arnold Dyson step out to open for Glamorgan, 1948

Emrys Davies and Arnold Dyson step out to open for Glamorgan

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