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Records at Eugene Cross Park, Ebbw Vale
by Dr.A.K.Hignell - Hon Statistician and Historian to Glamorgan CCC


Ground:Eugene Cross Park, Ebbw Vale

GROUND RECORDS IN FIRST-CLASS MATCHES FOR GLAMORGAN
                             P      W      L      D    A
County Championship         24      9      3     12    -
         Friendlies          1      -      -      1    -

 

First match: 22nd, 24th, 25th June 1946 v Worcestershire (CC) Last match: 22nd, 23rd, 24th August 1990 v Sri Lankans (F)

 

HIGHEST INNINGS TOTALS
Glamorgan                355-9d      v  Sri Lankans, 1990
Opponents                354-9d      by Essex, 1954

 

LOWEST INNINGS TOTALS
Glamorgan          64      v  Essex, 1962
Opponents          33      by Leicestershire, 1965

 

HIGHEST INDIVIDUAL INNINGS
Glamorgan         126     H.Morris      v Sri Lankans, 1990
Opponents         132     H.Horton      for Hampshire, 1959

 

BEST BOWLING IN AN INNINGS
Glamorgan        9-60    O.S.Wheatley     v Sussex, 1968
Opponents        6-29    K.Preston        for Essex, 1962

 

BEST BOWLING IN A MATCH
Glamorgan       11-115   O.S.Wheatley    v Sussex, 1968
Opponents       10- 97   K.Preston       for Essex, 1962

 

HIGHEST WICKET PARTNERSHIPS - By Glamorgan

 

1st 142 D.E.Davies and P.B.Clift v Essex, 1949 2nd 173 A.Jones and P.M.Walker v Leicestershire, 1965 3rd 139 D.E.Davies and W.E.Jones v Nottinghamshire, 1946 4th 191 H.Morris and G.C.Holmes v Sri Lankans, 1990 5th 95 P.M.Walker and E.W.Jones v Nottinghamshire, 1967 6th 101 A.J.Watkins and M.Robinson v Essex, 1949 7th 80 J.S.Pressdee and E.W.Jones v Essex, 1962 8th 76 B.Lewis and M.A.Nash v Sussex, 1968 9th 54 M.Robinson and P.F.Judge v Worcestershire, 1946 10th 41 H.G.Davies and D.J.Shepherd v Northamptonshire, 1956

 

HIGHEST WICKET PARTNERSHIPS - By Opponents

 

1st 144 D.M.Young and C.A.Milton for Gloucestershire, 1952 2nd 110 A.B.D.Parsons and M.J.Stewart for Surrey, 1961 3rd 125 A.V.Avery and T.N.Pearce for Essex, 1949 4th 136 M.R.Hallam and C.C.Inman for Leicestershire, 1965 5th 73 R.Subba Row and B.Reynolds for Northamptonshire, 1958 H.Horton and A.C.D.Ingleby-Mackenzie for Hampshire, 1959 6th 70 R.Howarth and H.Yarnold for Worcestershire, 1946 7th 112 M.S.Atapattu and G.F.Labrooy for Sri Lankans, 1990 8th 56 J.M.Parks and E.J.Lewis for Sussex, 1968 9th 85 J.S.Manning and K.V.Andrew for Northamptonshire, 1956 10th 60 K.Gillhouley and B.D.Wells for Nottinghamshire, 1963

 


 

Ground Records in Limited Overs Cricket
First match: 10th August 1969 v Derbyshire (SL)

 

P W L A T Sunday League (40 overs) 25 10 12 3 - AXA League (50 overs) 1 1 - - - TOTAL 26 11 12 3 -

 

Highest Innings total
Glamorgan        277-6       v Derbyshire, 1984 (SL)
Opponents        241-7       by Sussex, 1981 (SL)

 

Lowest Innings Total
Glamorgan      92      v Derbyshire, 1974 (SL)
Opponents      96      by Derbyshire, 1969 (SL)

 

Highest Individual Innings
Glamorgan     103*  Younis Ahmed     v Derbyshire, 1984 (SL)
Opponents      80   N.E.Briers       for Leicestershire, 1980 (SL)
                    A.R.Butcher      for Surrey, 1977 (SL)

 

Best bowling
Glamorgan      6-36    G.C.Kingston     v Derbyshire, 1969 (SL)
Opponents      5-13    J.K.Lever        for Essex, 1975 (SL)

 

Highest Wicket Partnerships - By Glamorgan

 

1st 73 J.A.Hopkins and H.Morris v Derbyshire, 1986 (SL) 2nd 118 A.Jones and Majid Khan v Lancashire, 1972 (SL) 3rd 147 Younis Ahmed and Javed Miandad v Derbyshire, 1984 (SL) 4th 84 B.A.Davis and E.W.Jones v Derbyshire, 1969 (SL) 5th 63 R.C.Ontong and G.Richards v Surrey, 1979 (SL) 6th 50 A.Dale and O.D.Gibson v Kent, 1994 (SL) 7th 84 P.A.Cottey and C.P.Metson v Hampshire, 1991 (SL) 8th 31* R.D.B.Croft and S.L.Watkin v Yorkshire, 1992 (SL) 9th 35 E.W.Jones and B.J.Lloyd v Sussex, 1981 (SL) 10th 16 E.W.Jones and D.L.Williams v Derbyshire, 1974 (SL)

 

Highest Wicket partnerships - By Opponents

 

1st 71 A.R.Butcher and D.M.Smith for Surrey, 1977 (SL) 2nd 80 A.R.Butcher and Intikhab Alam for Surrey, 1977 (SL) 3rd 70 G.D.Mendis and Imran Khan for Sussex, 1981 (SL) 4th 90 R.D.V.Knight and D.M.Smith for Surrey, 1979 (SL) 5th 71 P.Johnson and D.W.Randall for Nottinghamshire, 1987 (SL) 6th 57 P.A.Neale and D.N.Patel for Worcestershire, 1976 (SL) 7th 35 K.T.Medlycott and G.P.Thorpe for Surrey, 1988 (SL) 8th 35 R.J.Maru and S.D.Udal for Hampshire, 1991 (SL) 9th 19 B.Roberts and R.W.Taylor for Derbyshire, 1984 (SL) R.C.Russell and A.M.Smith for Gloucestershire, 1993 (AXA) 10th 25* R.E.East and J.K.Lever for Essex, 1973 (SL)

SECOND ELEVEN CRICKET

 

Glamorgan have played the folowing Second Eleven Championship matches at Ebbw Vale:

 

1985 v Nottinghamshire
1986 v Kent
1989 v Nottinghamshire
1991 v Hampshire
1992 v Somerset
1999 v Worcestershire

 

Glamorgan have played the folowing AON Risk/Second Eleven Trophy matches at Ebbw Vale:

 

1997 v Somerset 1998 v Gloucestershire 2000 v Leicestershire 2001 v Gloucestershire

 


MINOR COUNTIES CRICKET

 

The ground was used by Monmouthshire when they participated in the Minor County Championship between 1901 and 1934.

 

Glamorgan 2nd XI also played the following Minor County Championship games at the ground:
1935 v Dorset
1936 v Cheshire
1937 v Middlesex 2nd XI
1947 v Warwickshire 2nd XI

 

In recent years, the Wales Minor Counties side have played the following games at Ebbw Vale:

 

1988 v Dorset
1989 v Berkshire
1990 v Dorset
1991 v Cornwall
1992 v Dorset

 

 


(Article: Copyright © 2003 Dr.A.K.Hignell)



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