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Dante Parkin      

Full name Durant Clifford Parkin

Born February 20, 1873, Port Elizabeth, Cape Province

Died March 20, 1936, Sangster's Farm, (Eagle's Crag) Albany, Cape Province (aged 63 years 29 days)

Major teams South Africa, Eastern Province, Griqualand West, Transvaal

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Relation Brother - L Parkin, Son - DHC Parkin

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 1 2 0 6 6 3.00 0 0 0 1 0
First-class 12 24 2 334 63* 15.18 0 1 8 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 1 130 82 3 3/82 3/82 27.33 3.78 43.3 0 0 0
First-class 12 2089 974 48 6/25 20.29 2.79 43.5 3 1
Career statistics
Only Test South Africa v England at Cape Town, Mar 19-22, 1892 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1889-1903
Profile

A medium-pace bowler, Dante Parkin played one Test against England at Cape Town in 1891-92. He also toured England in 1894 but struggled to come to terms with turf pitches.
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Notes

Country Fixtures Country Results
1st Test: South Africa v West Indies at Centurion - Dec 17-21
South Africa 552/5d West Indies 201 & 76/2 (f/o)
Dolphins v Warriors at Pietermaritzburg - Dec 18-21
Warriors 353 Dolphins 262/8
Cape Cobras v Lions at Cape Town - Dec 18-21
Lions 413 Cape Cobras 214/4
Pool B: Gauteng v KZN-Inland at Johannesburg - Dec 18-20
Gauteng 224 & 5/1 KZN-Inland 184
Cross Pool: Griq West v Boland at Kimberley - Dec 18-20
Griq West 296 & 127/4 Boland 401
Knights v Titans at Bloemfontein - Dec 18-21
Titans 366 & 115/3 Knights 185
Pool A: North West v Northerns at Potchefstroom - Dec 18-20
North West 243 & 201/4 Northerns 250
Namibia U19 v SWD U19 at Pretoria - Dec 19
Namibia U19 won by 9 wickets (with 108 balls remaining)
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