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Andrew Davies (born November 7, 1976) is a Welsh cricketer. He is a left-handed batsman and a right-arm medium-pace bowler.

Davies made his Championship debut in 1995, and, despite having an early career full of injury, he continued to play through limited overs cricket. In the 2001 Norwich Union League, he became Glamorgan's leading wicket taker, with 21 wickets at a 14.33 average.

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