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Glamorgan record at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
by Dr.A.K.Hignell - Hon Statistician and Historian to Glamorgan CCC


Ground:Sophia Gardens, Cardiff

GROUND RECORDS IN FIRST-CLASS MATCHES 1921 - 2001

 

                          P      W      L      D    A
County Championship     189     38     55     94    1
Friendlies               11      1      5      5    -

 

First match - 24th, 25th, 26th May, 1967 v Indians

 

HIGHEST INNINGS TOTALS
Glamorgan         597-8d     v   Durham, 1997
Opponents         701-9d     by  Surrey, 2001

 

LOWEST INNINGS TOTALS
Glamorgan          31        v  Middlesex, 1997
Opponents          52        by Hampshire, 1968

 

HIGHEST INDIVIDUAL INNINGS
Glamorgan        233*    H.Morris            v   Warwickshire, 1997
Opponents        313*    S.J.Cook            for Somerset, 1990

 

BEST BOWLING IN AN INNINGS
Glamorgan       8-63     A.W.Allin        v   Sussex, 1976
Opponents       9-57     P.I.Pocock       for Surrey, 1979

 

BEST BOWLING IN A MATCH
Glamorgan      13-127     R.C.Ontong          v   Nottinghamshire, 1986
Opponents      13-102     D.L.Underwood       for Kent, 1979

 

HIGHEST WICKET PARTNERSHIPS - Glamorgan

 

1 240 J.A.Hopkins and A.L.Jones v Gloucestershire, 1984 2 211 A.Dale and I.Dawood v Gloucestershire, 1999 3 284 J.P.Maher and M.J.Powell v Essex, 2001 4 425* A.Dale and I.V.A.Richards v Middlesex, 1993 5 174 P.D.Swart and M.J.Llewellyn v Northamptonshire, 1978 6 154* P.A.Cottey and O.D.Gibson v Derbyshire, 1996 7 135 M.P.Maynard and A.D.Shaw v Essex, 2000 8 116* R.C.Ontong and J.Derrick v Kent, 1988 9 105 R.C.Ontong and M.A.Nash v Essex, 1978 10 93 G.C.Holmes and E.A.Moseley v Lancashire, 1981

 

HIGHEST WICKET PARTNERSHIPS - Opponents

 

1 362 M.D.Moxon and M.P.Vaughan for Yorkshire, 1996 2 260 R.G.Lumb and K.Sharp for Yorkshire, 1984 3 285* S.J.Cook and C.J.Tavare for Somerset, 1990 4 172 M.A.Butcher and A.D.Brown for Surrey, 2001 5 180 H.D.Ackerman and D.N.Crookes for South Africa `A`, 1996 6 222 A.P.Wells and A.I.C.Dodemaide for Sussex, 1991 7 128 G.J.Parsons and A.C.Storie for Warwickshire, 1987 8 147* R.C.Irani and T.J.Mason for Essex, 2000 9 155 S.J.Storey and R.D.Jackman for Surrey, 1973 10 144 A.Sidebottom and A.Robinson for Yorkshire, 1977

 


 

 

GROUND RECORDS IN LIMITED OVERS CRICKET 1969 - 2001
                                      P      W      L     A      T
Nat West Trophy/Gillette Cup         25     15     10     -      -
Benson and Hedges Cup                40     15     22     3      -
Sunday League (40 overs)             94     30     50    14      -
AXA League (50 overs)                 2      1      -     1      -
National League (45 overs)           16     23      3     -      -
Friendlies                           12      3      3     6      -
                       TOTAL        189     77     88    24      -

 

First match - 1st June 1969 v Somerset (SL)

 

Highest Innings Total
Glamorgan       373-7     v  Bedfordshire, 1998 (NWT)
Opponents       330-4     by Somerset, 1978 (NWT)

 

Lowest Innings Total
Glamorgan        86       v  Warwickshire, 1995 (NWT)
Opponents        69       by Hampshire, 2000 (B&H)

 

Highest individual innings
Glamorgan      154*  H.Morris             v   Staffordshire, 1989 (NWT)
Opponents      145   P.W.Denning          for Somerset, 1978 (NWT)

 

Best Bowling
Glamorgan      6-20   R.D.B.Croft    v    Worcestershire, 1994 (SL)
                      S.D.Thomas     v    Combined Universities, 1995 (B&H)
Opponents      6-20   T.E.Jesty      for  Hampshire, 1975 (SL)

 

Highest Wicket Partnerships - Glamorgan

 

1 192* S.P.James and H.Morris v Dorset, 1995 (NWT) 2 172 S.P.James and A.Dale v Middlesex, 1993 (AXA) 3 187 J.A.Hopkins and M.P.Maynard v Nottinghamshire, 1988 (B&H) 4 119 M.P.Maynard and P.A.Cottey v Essex, 1994 (SL) 5 134 A.Jones and G.Richards v Gloucestershire, 1978 (SL) 6 136 M.P.Maynard and O.D.Gibson v Warwickshire, 1996 (B&H) 7 142 A.D.Shaw and S.D.Thomas v Wales Minor Counties, 1998 (F) 8 102 R.C.Ontong and J.Derrick v Kent, 1985 (B&H) 9 32 M.A.Nash and A.E.Cordle v East Africans, 1975 (F) 10 34* A.E.Cordle and A.H.Wilkins v Somerset, 1978 (NWT)

 

Highest Wicket Partnerships - Opponents

 

1 213 M.D.Moxon and A.A.Metcalfe for Yorkshire, 1991 (B&H) 2 166 T.S.Curtis and G.A.Hick for Worcestershire, 1992 (SL) 3 128 P.W.G.Parker and A.P.Wells for Sussex, 1990 (NWT) 4 149 R.D.V.Knight and P.J.Graves for Sussex, 1976 (SL) 5 132 V.J.Wells and A.Habib for Leicestershire, 1998 (NWT) 6 113 R.J.Turner and A.N.Hayhurst for Somerset, 1996 (B&H) 7 54 D.A.Leatherdale and N.J.Boulton for Worcestershire, 2001 (NL) 8 73 N.Shahid and M.C.Ilott for Essex, 1994 (NWT) 9 69 S.P.Jones and D.A.Towse for Wales Minor Counties, 1998 (F) 10 38 R.G.Williams and J.C.J.Dye for Northamptonshire, 1976 (SL)

MINOR COUNTIES CRICKET

 

Wales Minor Counties have also staged the following Minor Counties fixtures at Sophia Gardens.

 

1988 Cheshire 2000 Oxfordshire (Nat West Trophy) 2001 Devon

 


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



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