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Full name Reginald Harry Myburgh Hands
Born July 26, 1888, Cape Town, Cape Province
Died April 20, 1918, France (aged 29 years 268 days)
Major teams South Africa, Western Province
Batting style Right-hand bat
Education Diocesan College, Rondebosch; University College, Oxford
|Only Test||South Africa v England at Port Elizabeth, Feb 27-Mar 3, 1914 scorecard|
Captain Reginald Hands, the oldest of three cricket-playing brothers, made only one Test appearance (alongside his brother, Phillip) against England at Port Elizabeth in 1913-14. Like his brothers, he won a rugby Blue at Oxford where he was a Rhodes Scholar and in 1909-10 was picked to play for the South v The Rest. In 1910-11 after two more trail games he played for England against France and Scotland. He was killed on the western front in 1918 while serving with the South African Artillery.
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