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Biddy Anderson      

Full name James Henry Anderson

Born April 26, 1874, Kimberley, Cape Province

Died March 11, 1926, Melkamer, Bredasdorp, Cape Province (aged 51 years 319 days)

Major teams South Africa, Western Province

Batting style Right-hand bat

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 1 2 0 43 32 21.50 0 0 1 1 0
First-class 14 24 2 511 109 23.22 1 1 14 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 14 24 26 1 1/10 26.00 6.50 24.0 0 0
Career statistics
Only Test South Africa v Australia at Johannesburg, Oct 18-21, 1902 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1894-1908
Profile

Biddy Anderson captained South Africa in his only Test, against Australia at Johannesburg in 1902-03. Anderson made 32 but South Africa were heavily beaten; he was the only member of the side left out of the next Test. He played regularly for Western Province between 1894 and 1907; his only century, 109 against Border in 1903-04, exceeded the combined total of both Border innings (55 and 52).
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
NPS v Sth Africa A at Darwin
Jul 31, 2014 (10:00 local | 00:30 GMT | 20:30 EDT | 19:30 CDT | 17:30 PDT)
1st Youth Test: England U19 v S Africa U19 at Cambridge
Aug 1-4, 2014 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
1st unofficial Test: Australia A v Sth Africa A at Townsville
Aug 7-10, 2014 (09:30 local | 23:30 GMT | 19:30 EDT | 18:30 CDT | 16:30 PDT)
2nd Youth Test: England U19 v S Africa U19 at Northampton
Aug 7-10, 2014 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Only Test: Zimbabwe v South Africa at Harare
Aug 9-13, 2014 (10:00 local | 08:00 GMT | 04:00 EDT | 03:00 CDT | 01:00 PDT)
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