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Alan Wilkins

Alan Wilkins was born and raised in Cardiff and played county cricket for Glamorgan and Gloucestershire as a left-arm medium-pace bowler - with a career best 8 for 57 against Lancashire at Old Trafford - before a crippling shoulder injury ended his career in 1983. Turning adversity on its head he embarked upon a career in broadcasting that began in South Africa with the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), before returning to Cardiff in September 1987 to anchor BBC Wales' portfolio of...See more