The History of Glamorgan County Cricket Club

The History of Glamorgan County Cricket Club

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The triumphs and failures of the club are recorded and portraits of the leading characters drawn such as John Clay, Dai Davies and Wilf Wooller. The account deals with the last 100 years and is published on the occasion of the club's centenary. The text is accompanied by scorecards of the great matches, a full statistical section, as well as many photographs. The co-author, Tony Lewis, captained the club and led them to victory in the second championship in 1969.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 150 x 230mm
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Christopher Helm Publishers Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 72 b&w photographs, bibliography, index
  • 0747014086
  • 9780747014089

Table of contents

A personal view, Tony Lewis; Glamorgan and the South Wales Cricket Club; Glamorgan CCC is formed; minor county days; the growing dreams of first-class status; the dream becomes reality; the dream turns into a nightmare; the ups and downs of the late 1920s; Turnbull to the rescue; the amalgamation with Monmouthshire; the war years and after; the first championship title; the highs and lows of the 1950s; should Wooller stay?; Wooller retires and Wheatley takes over; the Australian years; the year of the Welsh; the sorry Seventies; the "Majid Affair" and Lords; hopes of a new era of success; the Javed-Winston debate; where is Javed?; statistical section.show more