TIM JONES

We welcome back Tim Jones, Chairman of Worcestershire CCC's Heritage Group, which formed in 2002. When at New Road do visit the displays in the Members' and Ladies' Pavilions.

Tim is a WCCC fanatic who was inspired by Glenn Turner's (successful) quest to score 1,000 runs before the end of May 1973. He wrote to Turner and received a letter and signed photograph. Since then he has been a regular at New Road which is virtually his second home.

Tim is a very keen student of WCCC's history and its players. As such, he has an extensive collection of WCCC memorabilia. He has the autograph of virtually all of the 650 or so players who have represented WCCC post WWII. He even owns his hero, Glenn Turner's, cap.

Tim came to us in May 2015 to give a fascinating presentation on WCCC history including some excellent pictures.

Since then, Tim has written his first book 'Don Kenyon: His Own Man' published by Amberley Publishing in 2015. Remarkably, but quite rightly, it was long-listed for the MCC/Cricket Society Book of the Year Award. Don Kenyon remains WCCC's highest run-maker with 34,490 (1946-67) and captained WCCC to its first two County Championships in 1964 and 1965 during the club's centenary year - the batting was spearheaded by a certain T.W. Graveney!!

So, we will hear Tim reminisce about a WCCC icon, Don Kenyon, which promises to be another interesting talk.

Ken Burney

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