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Full name Edward Richard Tovey
Born December 25, 1930, Kings Cross, New South Wales
Died May 31, 2002, St Leonards, Sydney, New South Wales (aged 71 years 157 days)
Major teams Auckland, Queensland
Batting style Right-hand bat
Fielding position Wicketkeeper
Tovey, Edward Richard, who died in Sydney on May 31, 2002, aged 71, kept wicket once for Queensland, in 1957. Dick Tovey also had three summers with Auckland, including their Plunket Shield success in 1963-64.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack
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