Doodles Tapscott      

Full name Lionel Eric Tapscott

Born March 18, 1894, Kimberley, Cape Province

Died July 7, 1934, Kenilworth, Cape Town, Cape Province (aged 40 years 111 days)

Major teams South Africa, Griqualand West

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm bowler

Relation Brother - GL Tapscott, Brother - NV Tapscott

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 2 3 1 58 50* 29.00 0 1 1 0 0
First-class 39 70 3 1759 102 26.25 2 10 19 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 2 1 12 2 0 - - - 1.00 - 0 0 0
First-class 39 1502 813 34 6/35 23.91 3.24 44.1 1 0
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v England at Johannesburg, Feb 9-13, 1923 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v England at Durban, Feb 16-22, 1923 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1910/11 - 1928/29
Profile

Lionel Eric Tapscott, one of three brothers, LG, NV, and LE who all played in cricket of class, had the unusual distinction of representing South Africa both at lawn tennis and cricket. Born on March 18, 1894, LE first played for Griqualand West in 1911. His highest innings in Currie Cup matches was 102. Twice he played against England in Test matches making 50 not out at Johannesburg in February 1923. A sparkling batsman and a fielder without a superior in South Africa he was in the running for a place in the 1924 team that visited England. Known as Doodles he was very popular.
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2nd T20I: Bangladesh v South Africa at Dhaka
Jul 7, 2015 (13:00 local | 07:00 GMT | 03:00 EDT | 02:00 CDT | 00:00 PDT)
2nd Youth ODI: S Africa U19 v B'desh U19 at Durban
Jul 7, 2015 (09:00 local | 07:00 GMT | 03:00 EDT | 02:00 CDT | 00:00 PDT)
1st ODI: Bangladesh v South Africa at Dhaka
Jul 10, 2015 (12:00 local | 06:00 GMT | 02:00 EDT | 01:00 CDT | 23:00 PDT -1d)
3rd Youth ODI: S Africa U19 v B'desh U19 at Pietermaritzburg
Jul 10, 2015 (09:00 local | 07:00 GMT | 03:00 EDT | 02:00 CDT | 00:00 PDT)
2nd ODI: Bangladesh v South Africa at Dhaka
Jul 12, 2015 (12:00 local | 06:00 GMT | 02:00 EDT | 01:00 CDT | 23:00 PDT -1d)
4th Youth ODI: S Africa U19 v B'desh U19 at Pietermaritzburg
Jul 12, 2015 (09:00 local | 07:00 GMT | 03:00 EDT | 02:00 CDT | 00:00 PDT)
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