Top 10 players of all time from Glamorgan
A look at 10 of the finest cricketers who ever played for county side Glamorgan.
Glamorgan are a unique first-class club in many ways. They are one of the youngest members of the top tier of the domestic game in England, having been made a member in 1921, while, on the other hand, they are the only team based out of Wales. They have won the County Championships thrice in their history and over the course, Glamorgan have had their fair share of truly great cricketers as part of their squad.
Some of them have been from England while many others have been from Wales and in addition to that, Glamorgan have also been blessed with the presence of excellent foreign recruits over the years. Here is a look at 10 of their all-time best players.
#10 Matthew Maynard
Although born in Lancashire, Matthey Maynard grew up in Wales and hence, it was quite natural that he joined Glamorgan. He joined the county in 1985 and over the next two decades, emerged as its top batsman. Maynard was an attacking right-handed batsman and was known to go for his strokes at every opportunity and over the course of his 2 decades long career at Glamorgan, he scored 22,764 runs in first-class cricket.
Maynard is third highest first-class run scorer in the history of the club. He averaged 42.53 and scored 59 centuries in his glittering first-class career. In List A cricket, he was equally dominant and scored 13,506 runs at an average of 36.80.