William Jones (cricketer)

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William Jones
Personal information
Full name William Stephen Jones
Born (1990-03-26) 26 March 1990 (age 24)
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Nickname Will
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Leg break
Domestic team information
Years Team
2011–2012 Leicestershire (squad no. 25)
Career statistics
Competition First-class List A
Matches 7 5
Runs scored 227 59
Batting average 16.21 14.75
100s/50s 0/0 0/0
Top score 48 44
Balls bowled 216 18
Wickets 5 0
Bowling average 36.00
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match 0
Best bowling 3/71
Catches/stumpings 5/– 2/–
Source: Cricinfo, 1 April 2013

William Stephen Jones (born 26 March 1990) is an Australian born English cricketer. Jones is a right-handed batsman who bowls leg break. He was born in Perth, Western Australia.

Jones made his Minor Counties Championship debut for Hertfordshire against Cumberland in 2009. He played 5 further Minor Counties Championship fixtures that season, the last coming against Northumberland.[1] The following season he played 2 MCCA Knockout Trophy matches against Dorset and Oxfordshire.[2]

Having played for the Leicestershire Second XI,[3] he made his full Leicestershire debut in a List A match against Surrey at The Oval in the 2011 Clydesdale Bank 40.[4] In this match he scored 3 runs before being dismissed by Gareth Batty.[5] He made his County Championship debut in the last game of the 2011 season against Middlesex at Grace Road.

Jones is currently studying at Cardiff University, where he has represented Cardiff MCCU against first-class opposition.[3]

Career Best Performances[edit]

as of 8 October 2011

Batting
Score Fixture Venue Season
FC 10 Leicestershire v Sri Lanka A Leicester 2011
LA 3 Leicestershire v Surrey The Oval 2011

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Minor Counties Championship Matches played by William Jones". CricketArchive. Retrieved 21 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "Minor Counties Trophy Matches played by William Jones". CricketArchive. Retrieved 21 May 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "Teams William Jones played for". CricketArchive. Retrieved 21 May 2011. 
  4. ^ "List A Matches played by William Jones". CricketArchive. Retrieved 21 May 2011. 
  5. ^ "Surrey v Leicestershire, 2011 Clydesdale Bank 40". CricketArchive. Retrieved 21 May 2011. 

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