Full name Rupert de Smidt
Born November 23, 1883, Cape Town, Cape Province
Died August 3, 1986, Cape Town, Cape Province (aged 102 years 253 days)
Major teams Western Province
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Legbreak
|First-class span||1912/13 - 1912/13|
Rupert De Smidt, who died in Cape Town, South Africa, on August 3, 1986, aged 102, was believed to be the oldest first-class cricketer. A fast bowler, he played four times for Western Province between 1911 and 1913, taking 16 wickets at 18.00 apiece.
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