Wat Jones

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Wat Jones
Personal information
Full name Watkin Edward Jones
Born (1917-07-06)6 July 1917
Gwaun-cae-Gurwen, Glamorgan, Wales
Died 23 August 1994(1994-08-23) (aged 77)
Morriston, Glamorgan, Wales
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium
Domestic team information
Years Team
1946-1947 Glamorgan
Career statistics
Competition FC
Matches 5
Runs scored 0
Batting average 0.00
100s/50s –/–
Top score 0
Balls bowled 564
Wickets 13
Bowling average 26.30
5 wickets in innings 1
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 7/92
Catches/stumpings 1/–
Source: Cricinfo, 14 September 2010

Watkin 'Wat' Edward Jones (6 July 1917 – 23 August 1994) was a Welsh cricketer. Jones was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm fast-medium. He was born at Gwaun-cae-Gurwen, Glamorgan.

Jones made his first-class debut for Glamorgan against Lancashire in the 1946 County Championship.[1] From 1947-1947, he played 4 further first-class matches for Glamorgan, playing his last first-class match against Sussex at Cardiff Arms Park.[2] In his 5 first-class matches, he took 13 wickets at a bowling average of 26.30, with best figures of 7/92 against Kent.[3]

Jones' day job as a police officer prevented him from playing more often.[4] Jones died on 23 August 1994 at Morriston, Glamorgan.

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