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Rupert de Smidt      

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

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 4 5 1 74 42* 18.50 0 0 6 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 4 606 288 16 4/40 18.00 2.85 37.8 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1912-1913
Profile

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.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Test: South Africa v West Indies at Port Elizabeth
Dec 26-30, 2014 (10:30 local | 08:30 GMT | 03:30 EST | 02:30 CST | 00:30 PST)
Dolphins v Titans at Durban
Dec 27-30, 2014 (09:00 local | 07:00 GMT | 02:00 EST | 01:00 CST | 23:00 PST)
Cape Cobras v Knights at Paarl
Dec 27-30, 2014 (10:00 local | 08:00 GMT | 03:00 EST | 02:00 CST | 00:00 PST)
3rd Test: South Africa v West Indies at Cape Town
Jan 2-6, 2015 (10:30 local | 08:30 GMT | 03:30 EST | 02:30 CST | 00:30 PST)
SAf Invit XI v Eng Lions at Soweto
Jan 5-7, 2015 (10:30 local | 08:30 GMT | 03:30 EST | 02:30 CST | 00:30 PST)
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