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Sonny Moloney      

Full name Denis Andrew Robert Moloney

Born August 11, 1910, Dunedin, Otago

Died July 15, 1942, Ruweisat Ridge, El Alamein, Egypt (aged 31 years 338 days)

Major teams New Zealand, Canterbury, Otago, Wellington

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Denis Andrew Robert Moloney
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 3 6 0 156 64 26.00 0 1 0 3 0
First-class 64 119 7 3219 190 28.74 2 16 35 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 3 1 12 9 0 - - - 4.50 - 0 0 0
First-class 64 5176 3151 95 5/23 33.16 3.65 54.4 3 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v New Zealand at Lord's, Jun 26-29, 1937 scorecard
Last Test England v New Zealand at The Oval, Aug 14-17, 1937 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1927-1941
Profile

Lieut Denis Andrew Robert Moloney, who died of wounds while a prisoner of war in 1943, aged 32, played for New Zealand in representative matches from 1935 to 1939. A reliable batsman for Wellington, he came to England in 1937 and met with considerable success. He averaged 26 in the three Tests, and in all matches scored 1,463 runs, average 34.83, with best innings 140 against an England XI at Folkestone. His value as a bowler was shown by 57 wickets at 26.68. He scored 60, once out, for a New Zealand XI against G. O. Allen's team in March 1937 at Wellington.
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