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Jock Tait      

Full name John Robert Tait

Born November 20, 1886, Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Scotland

Died April 13, 1945, Clifton, Bristol (aged 58 years 144 days)

Major teams Glamorgan, Wales

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 44 82 1 1477 96 18.23 0 7 21 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 44 132 87 1 1/5 87.00 3.95 132.0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1921-1926
Profile

`Jock` Tait almost became Glamorgan`s first-ever centurion in the County Championship as he scored 96 against Sussex in the county`s inaugural first-class match in 1921. This was also his first-class debut, and had he achieved this feat on his first Championship appearance, it would have added to his already impressive list of sporting achievements. Born in the Shetland Islands in November 1886, Tait had previously played cricket and rugby for Swansea, football for Cardiff Corinthians and Newport County, and had won a Welsh Amateur Football cap against England at Llandudno in 1913.

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Northants v Somerset at Northampton - Jul 12-15
Somerset 375 & 72/3 Northants 221
Durham v Warwickshire at Chester-le-Street - Jul 13-16
Warwickshire 256/5
Essex v Hampshire at Colchester
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Lancashire v Notts at Liverpool - Jul 13-16
Lancashire 225 Notts 69/1
Worcs v Leics at Worcester - Jul 13-16
Worcs 317/9
Gloucs v Derbyshire at Cheltenham
Jul 14-17, 2014 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
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