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List of famous cricket players from Wales, listed alphabetically with photos of the players when available. Wales has produced some very talented cricket players over the years, including slips, sweepers and wicket-keepers. These are some of the best Welsh cricket players to ever live, so if you're a native of Wales and are aspiring to play cricket professionally then these people should be your idols. If you're searching for a particular popular cricket player from Wales then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

Examples of players on this list include Gareth Rees and Leslie Jenkins.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Welsh cricket players?" and "Which cricket players are from Wales?"

You can click on the names of these legendary cricket players of Wales in order to get more information about each one. If you play cricket or just love the sport then use this list of talented Welsh cricket players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.

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Adam Davies age 38 Adam James Davies is a Welsh cricketer. Davies is a right-handed batsman who bowls right-arm medium-fast. He was born in Cardiff, Glamorgan. Davies played a single Minor Counties Championship ...more

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Adam Harrison age 33 Adam James Harrison is a Welsh cricketer. Harrison is a right-handed batsman who bowls right-arm medium pace. He was born at Newport, Monmouthshire. His father, Stuart, and his brother, David, ...more

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Adrian Griffiths age 59 Adrian David Griffiths is a former Welsh cricketer. Griffiths was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm fast-medium. He was born in Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire. Griffiths made his debut ...more

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Adrian Shaw age 46 Adrian Shaw is a first-class and List A cricketer who played for Glamorgan. He was a right-handed batsman and a wicket-keeper, who played with the Glamorgan senior team for thirteen years. ...more

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Alan Jones age 80 Alan Jones was a Welsh cricketer, who played for Glamorgan for almost a quarter of a century. He also played, for a single season each, with Western Australia, Natal and Northern Transvaal.

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Alan Wilkins age 65 Alan Wilkins is a former English county cricketer, who played for Glamorgan and Gloucestershire. He was a left-arm medium-pace bowler, who took almost 400 wickets between 1976 and 1983, before ...more

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Alastair Dalton age 45 Alistair John Dalton is a former Welsh cricketer. Dalton was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm medium pace. He was born at Bridgend, Glamorgan. He was educated at Millfield School. ...more

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Albert Freethy Died at 81 (1885-1966) Albert Freethy was a Welsh rugby union referee and first-class cricketer. He was born in Swansea and died in Cimla. Freethy played his debut Minor Counties match in 1908, though he would only ...more

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Albert Powell Died at 86 (1893-1979) Albert James Powell was an English cricketer, who played a single first-class match, for Worcestershire against Lancashire at Worcester in August 1921. In an innings defeat for his county, ...more

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Alec James Died at 72 (1889-1961) Alec Pearce James was a Welsh cricketer. James' batting style is unknown, but it is known he bowled right-arm fast-medium. He was born in Neath, Glamorgan. James made his debut for ...more

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Patrick Bourque Patrick Bourque was a member of the musical group Emerson Drive.

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age 30 Alexander John Jones is a Welsh cricketer. Jones is a right-handed batsman who bowls left-arm medium pace. He was born at Bridgend, Glamorgan and educated at Cowbridge Comprehensive School. ...more

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Alf Shea Died at 71 (1898-1969) Alf Shea was a Welsh cricketer. He was a right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium-pace bowler who played for Glamorgan. He was born in Briton Ferry and died in Neath. Shea played his club ...more

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Allan Watkins Died at 89 (1922-2011) Allan Watkins, born Albert John Watkins, was a Welsh cricketer, who played for England in fifteen Tests from 1948 to 1952. He toured India and Pakistan in 1951–52 with the MCC, and also ...more

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Andrew Jones age 46 Andrew James Jones is a former Welsh cricketer. Jones was a right-handed batsman. He was born in Swansea, Glamorgan. Jones made his debut for Wales Minor Counties in the 1992 Minor Counties ...more

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Andy Puddle age 62 Andrew 'Andy' Charles Puddle is a former Welsh cricketer. Puddle was a left-handed batsman who fielded as a wicket-keeper. He was born in Llanrwst, Denbighshire. Puddle made his debut for Wales ...more

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age 27 Aneurin John Norman is a Welsh cricketer. Norman is a right-handed batsman who bowls right-arm medium pace. He was born in Cardiff, Glamorgan, and was educated at Millfield School in Somerset, ...more

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Anthony Ling Died at 77 (1910-1987) Anthony John Patrick Ling played first-class cricket for Glamorgan and Somerset between 1934 and 1939. He was born at Skewen, Glamorgan and died at Eastbourne, Sussex. Ling was a left-handed ...more

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Arthur Creber Died at 57 (1909-1966) Arthur Brynley Creber was a British cricketer, who played for Glamorgan and Scotland. Creber was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm medium pace.

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Arthur Thomas Died at 58 (1895-1953) Arthur Emlyn Thomas was a Welsh cricketer. Thomas was a right-handed batsman. He was born at Briton Ferry, Glamorgan. Thomas made his debut for Glamorgan in the 1913 Minor Counties Championship ...more

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Aubrey Davies Died at 79 (1915-1994) David Aubrey Davies was a Welsh cricketer. Davies was a right-handed batsman who bowled leg break googly. He was born in Swansea, Glamorgan. Davies made his first-class debut for Glamorgan in ...more

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Barry Metcalf age 58 Barry Metcalf is a former Welsh cricketer. Metcalf was a left-handed batsman. He was born in Connah's Quay, Flintshire. Metcalf made his debut for Wales Minor Counties in the 1991 Minor Counties ...more

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Ronald Leon Rakow Ronald Leon Rakow or Ron Rakow was the head of now defunct Grateful Dead Records and band manager. He allegedly ripped the band off for $225,000. When confronted by Lesh and Garcia he told them ...more

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Bert Hodges Died at 81 (1905-1986) Albert 'Bert' Edward Hodges was a Welsh cricketer. Hodges was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm leg break googly. He was born at Briton Ferry, Glamorgan. Hodges debut in County Cricket ...more

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Bertie Perkins Died at 87 (1905-1992) Arthur Lionel Bertie Perkins usually known as Bertie Perkins, was an English cricketer. A right-handed batsman, he played first-class cricket for Glamorgan.

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Bill Davies Died at 65 (1906-1971) William 'Bill' David Edward Davies was a Welsh cricketer. Davies was a right-handed batsman who bowled leg break googly. He was born at Briton Ferry, Glamorgan. Morgan made his first-class debut ...more

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Bill Emery Died at 65 (1897-1962) William 'Bill' Emery was a Welsh cricketer. Emery was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm medium pace. He was born at Pentrebach, Glamorgan. Emery represented Glamorgan in 2 first-class ...more

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Bill Watkins Died at 82 (1923-2005) Bill Watkins DFC was a Welsh cricketer and decorated World War II aviator. Watkins was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm leg break googly. He was born at Swansea, Glamorgan.

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Bob Dudley-Jones age 66 Robert David Louis Dudley-Jones is a former Welsh cricketer. Dudley-Jones was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm medium pace. He was born at Bridgend, Glamorgan. Dudley-Jones made his ...more

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Bradley Wadlan age 30 Bradley Lewis Wadlan is a Welsh cricketer. Wadlan is a left-handed batsman who bowls slow left-arm orthodox. He was born in Bridgend, Glamorgan. Wadlan made his debut in county cricket for Wales ...more

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Carl Roberts age 35 Carl Michael Roberts is a Welsh cricketer. Roberts is a right-handed batsman who bowls right-arm off break. He was born in Swansea, Glamorgan. Roberts made his Minor Counties Championship debut ...more

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Cecil Spiller Died at 74 (1900-1974) Cecil Willmington Spiller was a Welsh cricketer. Spiller was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm medium pace. Spiller represented Glamorgan in 2 first-class matches in 1920, against ...more

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Charles Spencer Died at 38 (1903-1941) Charles Richard Spencer was a Welsh cricketer. Spencer was a right-handed batsman and wicketkeeper. He was born at Llandough, Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan. While at Magdalen College, Oxford, ...more

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Claude Warner Died at 83 (1882-1965) Claude Warner was a Welsh cricketer. He was a right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium-pace seam bowler. Warner played his club cricket for Carmarthenshire, his most notable in 1920 against ...more

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Clive Davies age 67 Thomas Clive Davies is a former Welsh cricketer. Davies was a right-handed batsman who bowled slow left-arm orthodox. He was born in Pontrhydyfen, Glamorgan. Having spent time on the staff at ...more

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David Thomas Died at 90 (1911-2001) David John Thomas was a Welsh cricketer. Thomas was a right-handed batsman who bowled slow left arm orthodox. He was born at Swansea, Glamorgan. Thomas was educated at Swansea University. Thomas ...more

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Colin Casemore age 78 Colin Casemore was a Welsh cricketer. He was a right-handed batsman and a leg-break bowler who played for Berkshire. He was born in St Mellons. Casemore, who made three appearances for Sussex ...more

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Craig Evans age 47 Craig Evans is a former Welsh cricketer. Evans was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm off break. He was born in Neath, Glamorgan. Evans made his debut for Wales Minor Counties in 1994 ...more

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Cyril Rowland Died at 66 (1905-1971) Cyril Arthur Rowland was a Welsh cricketer. Rowland was a right-handed batsman who occasionally fielded as a wicket-keeper. He was born in Llandrillo-yn-Rhos, Denbighshire. Rowland made his ...more

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Cyril Tamplin age 97 Cyril Tamplin is a former Welsh cricketer. Tamplin was a right-handed batsman who played primarily as a wicketkeeper. He was born in Cardiff, Glamorgan. Tamplin made his first-class status debut ...more

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Dan Cherry age 38 Daniel David 'Dan' Cherry is a Welsh cricketer. He is a left-handed batsman and a right-arm medium-pace bowler who played for Glamorgan and represented England up to under 17 level. Cherry ...more

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Darren Thomas age 43 Stuart Darren Thomas is a former Welsh cricketer. He is a left-handed batsman and a right-arm medium-pace bowler. Having first achieved notability taking a five-wicket haul against Derbyshire at ...more

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David Gwynne Died at 30 (1904-1934) David Graham Pugsley Gwynne was a Welsh cricketer. Gwynne was a right-handed batsman. He was born in Swansea, Glamorgan. Gwynne made his first-class debut for Glamorgan in 1922 against Sussex. ...more

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age 37 David Stuart Harrison is a Welsh-born cricketer who has played for the England A team. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium-fast bowler. David Harrison's father, Stuart and ...more

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David James Died at 81 (1921-2002) David James was a Welsh cricketer. He was a right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium-fast bowler who played first-class cricket for Glamorgan. He was born in Briton Ferry and died in Margam. ...more

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David Jones Died at 70 (1920-1990) David Alfred Jones was a Welsh cricketer. Jones was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm medium pace. He was born at Aberkenfig, Glamorgan. Jones made a single first-class appearance for ...more

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