Bernard Hedges

Bernard Hedges (10 November 1927 – 8 February 2014) was a Welsh cricketer who played for Glamorgan, making his first-class debut in 1950 and playing his last match in 1967. He played 422 first-class matches, all of them for Glamorgan.

Bernard Hedges
Personal information
Born(1927-11-10)10 November 1927
Pontypridd, Wales
Died8 February 2014(2014-02-08) (aged 86)
Mumbles, Swansea, Wales
BattingRight-handed
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
1950 to 1967Glamorgan
Career statistics
Competition First-class List A
Matches 422 7
Runs scored 17733 250
Batting average 25.22 41.66
100s/50s 21/84 1/1
Top score 182 103*
Balls bowled 572 228
Wickets 3 8
Bowling average 86.66 16.75
5 wickets in innings 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 N/A
Best bowling 1-16 2-17
Catches/stumpings 200/0 4/0
Source: Cricinfo

He played most of his cricket as an opening batsman despite starting his career in the middle order. He scored 17,733 first-class runs at an average of 25.22, with 21 centuries and a highest score of 182. His best season was 1961, when he scored 2026 runs at an average of 32.15.

Hedges was the first player to score a List A century for Glamorgan, doing so in 1963 with an innings of 103 against Somerset, helping Glamorgan to victory in its first List A match.[1]

He died at his home on 8 February 2014.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Glamorgan v Somerset 1963". CricketArchive. Retrieved 5 July 2017.
  2. ^ Hignell, Andrew (February 8, 2014). "Bernard Hedges - a tribute". Glamorgan Cricket. Archived from the original on February 21, 2014. Retrieved July 7, 2019.

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