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Vernon Leslie Morris (13 June 1900 – 11 January 1973) was a Welsh cricketer. Morris was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm medium pace. Morris was born at Briton Ferry, Glamorgan.

Vernon Morris
Personal information
Full nameVernon Leslie Morris
Born(1894-06-13)13 June 1894
Briton Ferry, Glamorgan
Died11 January 1973(1973-01-11) (aged 78)
Exmouth, Devon
BowlingRight-arm medium
RelationsRobert Morris (son)
Domestic team information
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 18
Runs scored 407
Batting average 12.71
100s/50s 0/0
Top score 42
Catches/stumpings 9/–
Source: Cricinfo, 26 June 2010

Morris made his debut for Glamorgan in the 1920 Minor Counties Championship against Wiltshire.[1] With Glamorgan's elevation to first-class status, he made his first-class debut against Worcestershire in 1921. From 1921 to 1929, he represented Glamorgan in 18 first-class matches, with his final match for the county coming against the touring South Africans.[2] In his 18 first-class matches, he scored 407 runs at a batting average of 12.71, with a high score of 42. In the field he took 9 catches.[3]

Morris died at Exmouth, Devon on 11 January 1973. His son Robert Morris played first-class cricket for Cambridge University and Kent.


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