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Playing record at The Gnoll, Neath
by Dr.A.K.Hignell - Hon Statistician and Historian to Glamorgan CCC


Ground:The Gnoll, Neath

GROUND RECORDS IN FIRST-CLASS MATCHES
                      P      W      L      D     A
             CC      39     12     11     16     -
              F       4      -      -      4     -

 

First match - July 14, 15, 16, 1934 v Essex

 

HIGHEST INNINGS TOTALS
For                        409-3d    v  Australians, 1985
Against                    347-4d    by Warwickshire, 1959

 

LOWEST INNINGS TOTALS
For                    43  v  Essex, 1935
Against                57  by Surrey, 1937

 

HIGHEST INDIVIDUAL INNINGS
For                   200* Javed Miandad  v Australians, 1985
Against               219* G.A.Hick       for Worcestershire, 1986

 

BEST BOWLING IN AN INNINGS
For                   8-48  B.L.Muncer     v Somerset, 1949
Against               9-39  D.J.Halfyard   for Kent, 1957

 

BEST BOWLING IN A MATCH
For                    12- 94  B.L.Muncer    v Somerset, 1949
Against                13- 51  A.E.Moss      for Middlesex, 1960

 

RECORD PARTNERSHIPS
For

 

1 152 B.Hedges and A.Rees v Warwickshire, 1959 2 87 S.P.James and A.J.Dalton v Young Australians, 1995 3 97 W.G.A.Parkhouse and W.E.Jones v Kent, 1957 4 306* Javed Miandad and Younis Ahmed v Australians, 1985 5 137 M.P.Maynard and P.A.Cottey v Young Australians, 1934 6 113 W.Wooller and S.Montgomery v Worcestershire, 1951 7 137 C.C.Smart and G.Lavis v Yorkshire, 1935 8 38 W.Wooller and J.E.McConnon v Worcestershire, 1951 9 40* J.F.Steele and T.Davies v Worcestershire, 1986 10 57 E.C.Jones and P.F.Judge v Kent, 1939

 

Against

 

1 158 D.C.Boon and M.J.Slater for Australians, 1993 2 288* G.A.Hick and T.S.Curtis for Worcestershire, 1986 3 175 N.F.Horner and W.J.Stewart for Warwickshire, 1959 4 211 D.M.Ward and G.P.Thorpe for Surrey, 1992 5 164 J.J.Whitaker and L.Potter for Leicestershire, 1988 6 108 R.A.White and D.A.Allen for Gloucestershire, 1964 7 74 H.Sutcliffe and A.Wood for Yorkshire, 1935 8 61 Younis Ahmed and P.I.Pocock for Surrey, 1968 9 45 J.T.Langer and P.E.McIntyre for Young Australians, 1964 10 69 F.J.Titmus and R.S.Herman for Middlesex, 1971

 


 

 

GROUND RECORDS IN LIMITED OVERS GAMES
                            P    W    L    A   T
Gillette Cup                2    1    1    -   -
Benson and Hedges Cup       1    -    1    -   -
Sunday League (40 overs)    8    3    5    -   -
AXA League (50 overs)       1    1    -    -   -
                TOTAL      12    5    7    -   -

 

Highest Innnings Total
For        -  210-5    v  Leicestershire, 1994 (SL)
Against    -  360-3    by Somerset, 1990 (SL)

 

Lowest innings total
For        -    90      v  Yorkshire, 1969 (SL)
Against    -    91-6    by Yorkshire, 1969 (SL)

 

Highest individual innings
For        -     78  E.J.Lewis  v   Worcestershire, 1963 (GC)
Against    -    148  G.D.Rose   for Somerset, 1990 (SL)

 

Best Bowling
For        -  5-36  S.R.Barwick     v   Leicestershire, 1994 (SL)
Against    -  5-43  J.A.Flavell     for Worcestershire, 1963 (GC)

 

Partnerships

 

For

 

1 71 S.P.James and H.Morris v Leicestershire,1994 (SL) 2 74 H.Morris and G.C.Holmes v Northamptonshire, 1986 (SL) 3 66 M.P.Maynard and R.J.Shastri v Essex, 1989 (SL) 4 76 R.C.Ontong and G.C.Holmes v Essex, 1987 (SL) 5 31 I.V.A.Richards and A.Dale v Somerset, 1990 (SL) 6 39 O.D.Gibson and R.D.B.Croft v Leicestershire,1994 (SL) 7 39 A.E.Cordle and E.W.Jones v Gloucestershire, 1970 (SL) 8 12 C.P.Metson and S.L.Watkin v Somerset, 1990 (SL) 9 20 S.L.Watkin and S.J.Dennis v Somerset, 1990 (SL) 10 12 S.L.Watkin and M.Frost v Somerset, 1990 (SL)

 

1 93 G.I.Macmillan and D.L.Maddy for Leicestershire, 1994 (SL) 2 117 B.R.Hardie and M.E.Waugh for Essex, 1989 (SL) 3 223 S.J.Cook and G.D.Rose for Somerset, 1990 (SL) 4 75* S.J.Cook and R.J.Harden for Somerset, 1990 (SL) 5 37 R.G.Twose and A.J.Moles for Warwickshire, 1993 (SL) 6 84 K.W.R.Fletcher and N.A.Foster for Essex, 1987 (SL) 7 31 A.J.Lamb and S.N.V.Waterton for Northamptonshire, 1986 (SL) 8 12 J.C.Balderstone and J.Pember for Leicestershire, 1971 (SL) 9 25* M.Burns and M.A.V.Bell for Warwickshire, 1993 (SL) 10 19* A.S.Brown and J.J.Davey for Gloucestershire, 1970 (SL)

SECOND ELEVEN CRICKET

 

In 2001 Glamorgan played their Second Eleven Trophy match against Worcestershire at The Gnoll.

 


MINOR COUNTIES CRICKET

 

The Gnoll was also used by Glamorgan 2nd XI in 1949 for their Minor County Championship match against Gloucestershire 2nd XI.

 

In 2000 Wales Minor Counties played against Cornwall at the Neath ground.

 


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



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