Robert McDowall      

Full name Robert Murray McDowall

Born 1820, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England

Died Dead, No Details Known

Major teams Tasmania

Bowling style (underarm)

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 2 3 1 15 11 7.50 0 0 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5w 10
First-class 2 104 16 5/23 6.50 2 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Tasmania v Victoria at Launceston, Feb 11-12, 1851 scorecard
Last First-class Tasmania v Victoria at Launceston, Mar 3-4, 1854 scorecard
Profile

On 11 February 1851, Robert McDowall became the first player to take a five-wicket haul in an Australian first-class match. The then thirty-year-old Tasmanian took the wickets of the top three batsmen, as well as the number five and number eight. Born in England in 1820, McDowall played cricket for three more years for Tasmania after the inaugural match took place. (Thomas Rose, June 2000)

Notes

Tasmania First-Class Career Span: 1850-54

Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Test: Australia v Pakistan at Abu Dhabi - Oct 30-Nov 3
Pakistan 570/6d Australia 120/5
Victoria v NSW at Melbourne - Oct 31-Nov 3
NSW 366 Victoria 265/3
South Aust v Queensland at Adelaide - Oct 31-Nov 3
Queensland 443/8d South Aust 207/2
Western Aust v Tasmania at Perth - Oct 31-Nov 3
Tasmania 215 Western Aust 217/2
1st T20I: Aus Women v WI Women at Sydney
Nov 2, 2014 (10:00 local | 23:00 GMT | 19:00 EDT | 18:00 CDT | 16:00 PDT)
CA XI v Sth Africans at Sydney
Nov 2, 2014 (12:30 local | 01:30 GMT | 21:30 EDT | 20:30 CDT | 18:30 PDT)
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