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Basil Melle      

Full name Basil George von Brandis Melle

Born March 31, 1891, Somerset West, Cape Province

Died January 8, 1966, Orchards, Johannesburg, Transvaal (aged 74 years 283 days)

Major teams Hampshire, Oxford University, Transvaal, Western Province

Batting style Right-hand bat

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 62 101 9 2535 145 27.55 3 13 33 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 62 6252 2931 114 7/48 25.71 2.81 54.8 9 1
Career statistics
First-class span 1908/09 - 1923/24
Profile

Basil Melle was one of the first exponents of leg theory.

Notes

Father of M.G. (Transvaal, Western Province).

Country Fixtures Country Results
S Africa U19 v Zim U19 at Paarl
Jan 25, 2017 (10:00 local | 08:00 GMT | 03:00 EST | 02:00 CST | 00:00 PST)
3rd T20I: South Africa v Sri Lanka at Cape Town
Jan 25, 2017 (18:00 local | 16:00 GMT | 11:00 EST | 10:00 CST | 08:00 PST)
Cross Pool: Northern Cpe v Free State at Kimberley
Jan 26-28, 2017 (09:30 local | 07:30 GMT | 02:30 EST | 01:30 CST | 23:30 PST -1d)
Knights v Warriors at Bloemfontein
Jan 26-29, 2017 (10:00 local | 08:00 GMT | 03:00 EST | 02:00 CST | 00:00 PST)
S Africa U19 v S Lanka U19 at Stellenbosch
Jan 26, 2017 (10:00 local | 08:00 GMT | 03:00 EST | 02:00 CST | 00:00 PST)
Titans v Cape Cobras at Centurion
Jan 26-29, 2017 (10:00 local | 08:00 GMT | 03:00 EST | 02:00 CST | 00:00 PST)
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