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Playing record at St Helen's, Swansea
by Dr.A.K.Hignell - Hon Statistician and Historian to Glamorgan CCC


Ground:St Helen's, Swansea

GROUND RECORDS IN FIRST-CLASS CRICKET: 1921 - 2001
                          P      W      L      D     A
County Championship     327     76    108    140     2
         Friendlies      67      8     21     38     -

 

First match : 28th, 30th 31st May 1921 v Leicestershire (CC)

 

HIGHEST INNINGS TOTALS
Glamorgan              547-6d  v  Northamptohshire, 1933
Opponents              544-4d  by West Indians, 1976

 

LOWEST INNINGS TOTALS
Glamorgan               36     v  Hampshire, 1922
Opponents               40     by Somerset, 1968

 

HIGHEST INDIVIDUAL INNINGS
Glamorgan            233   M.J.L.Turnbull     v    Worcestershire, 1937
Opponents            257   A.H.Bakewell       for  Northamptonshire, 1923

 

BEST BOWLING IN AN INNINGS
Glamorgan           9-43   J.S.Pressdee       v   Yorkshire, 1965
Opponents           9-60   H.Verity           for Yorkshire, 1930

 

BEST BOWLING IN A MATCH
Glamorgan         17-212   J.C.Clay           v   Worcestershire, 1937
Opponents         15- 52   V.W.C.Jupp         for Northamptonshire, 1925

 

HIGHEST WICKET PARTNERSHIPS- Glamorgan

 

1 330 R.C.Fredericks and A.Jones v Northamptonshire, 1972 2 206 D.E.Davies and T.L.Brierley v Nottinghamshire, 1939 3 186 R.C.Fredericks and Majid Khan v Essex, 1972 4 194 A.H.Dyson and D.Davies v Gloucestershire, 1929 5 199* Javed Miandad and G.C.Holmes v Leicestershire, 1984 6 195 F.B.Pinch and G.C.Cording v Worcestershire, 1921 7 211 P.A.Cottey and O.D.Gibson v Leicestershire, 1996 8 166 G.Richards and M.A.Nash v Gloucestershire, 1973 9 203* J.J.Hills and J.C.Clay v Worcestershire, 1929 10 143 T.Davies and S.A.B.Daniels v Gloucestershire, 1982

 

HIGHEST WICKET PARTNERSHIPS - Opponents

 

1 233 B.C.Carris and P.A.Gibb for Cambridge University, 1938 2 301 P.J.Sharpe and D.E.V.Padgett for Yorkshire, 1971 3 242 S.J.Cook and C.J.Tavare for Somerset, 1991 4 287 C.H.Lloyd and L.G.Rowe for West Indians, 1976 5 335 B.F.Butcher and C.H.Lloyd for West Indians, 1969 6 276 M.J.Leyland and E.Robinson for Yorkshire, 1926 7 138* D.J.Humphries and R.K.Illingworth for Worcestershire, 1984 8 147 C.J.Richards and S.T.Clarke for Surrey, 1981 9 130 J.E.Walsh and P.Corrall for Leicestershire, 1949 10 122 S.Turner and D.L.Acfield for Essex, 1974

 


 

GROUND RECORDS IN LIMITED OVERS GAMES: 1966 - 2001
                                    P    W    L    A    T
Nat West Trophy/Gillette Cup       16    7    9    -    -
Benson and Hedges Cup              24   11   13    -    -
Sunday League (40 overs)           78   37   37    4    -
AXA League (50 overs)               2    2    -    -    -
National League (45 overs)          3    1    1    -    1
Friendlies                          3    -    2    1    -
               TOTAL              126   58   62    5    1

 

First Match : 21st May 1966 v Warwickshire (GC)

 

Highest Innings Total
Glamorgan        344-5    v  Lincolnshire, 1994 (NWT)
Opponents        294-5    by Hampshire, 1983 (NWT)

 

Lowest Innings Total
Glamorgan         42      v  Derbyshire, 1979 (SL)
Opponents         76      by Minor Counties, 1985 (B&H)

 

Highest Individual Innings
Glamorgan      162*   I.V.A.Richards     v   Oxfordshire, 1993 (NWT)
Opponents      132    J.J.Whitaker       for Leicestershire, 1984 (SL)

 

Best Bowling
Glamorgan      7-16    S.D.Thomas       v   Surrey, 1998 (SL)
Opponents      6-26    A.J.Murphy       for Surrey, 1994 (NWT)

 

Highest Wicket Partnerships - Glamorgan

 

1 176 A.Jones and J.A.Hopkins v Minor Counties, 1980 (B&H) 2 204 S.P.James and A.Dale v Lincolnshire, 1994 (NWT) 3 176 H.Morris and I.V.A.Richards v Dorset, 1990 (NWT) 4 121 A.R.Lewis and M.J.Llewellyn v Hampshire , 1973 (B&H) 5 129 A.R.Lewis and E.W.Jones v Hertfordshire, 1969 (GC) 6 105 S.P.James and A.D.Shaw v Gloucestershire, 1997 (SL) 7 102 E.W.Jones and M.A.Nash v Hampshire, 1976 (B&H) 8 88 B.A.Davis and M.A.Nash v Kent, 1970 (SL) 9 87 M.A.Nash and A.E.Cordle v Lincolnshire, 1974 (GC) 10 41 J.W.Solanky and D.L.Williams v Kent, 1973 (SL)

 

Highest Wicket Partnerships - Opponents

 

1 157 D.L.Haynes and S.F.A.Bacchus for West Indians, 1980 (F) 2 152 M.A.Roseberry and M.Prabhakar for Durham, 1995 (SL) 3 157 D.R.Turner and T.E.Jesty for Hampshire, 1977 (B&H) 4 137 A.J.Stewart and D.M.Ward for Surrey, 1992 (NWT) 5 105 A.J.Moles and D.P.Ostler for Warwickshire, 1991 (SL) 6 70 M.P.Speight and P.Moores for Sussex, 1991 (SL) 7 71 S.A.Marsh and M.A.Ealham for Kent, 1992 (SL) 8 63* R.Illingworth and P.Booth for Leicestershire,1977 (GC) 9 30 S.J.O'Shaughnessy and P.J.W.Allott for Lancashire, 1986 (SL) 10 31 R.K.Illingworth and C.M.Tolley for Worcestershire,1993 (NWT)

GROUND RECORDS IN MINOR COUNTIES CRICKET

 

In 1949 the ground staged the match between Glamorgan 2nd XI and Lancashire 2nd XI. More recently, Wales MC have also used the St.Helen`s ground for the following games in the Minor Counties Championship:
1989 v Devon
1991 v Berkshire
1993 v Wiltshire
1994 v Devon
1997 v Oxfordshire
1998 v Cornwall
1999 v Wiltshire
2001 v Oxfordshire
2001 v Leicestershire (Nat West Trophy)

 

The one-day game between Wales MC and South Africa A on July 14th, 1996 was also staged at Swansea

 


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



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