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Ricey Phillips      

Full name Ralph Roland Phillips

Born February 28, 1920, East London, Cape Province

Died November 26, 2008, Claremont, Cape Town (aged 88 years 272 days)

Major teams Border, Cape Province, Orange Free State

Nickname Ricey

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak googly

Education Selborne College

Relation Brother - JG Phillips

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 37 67 2 2093 139 32.20 2 14 21 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 37 1023 684 24 6/36 28.50 4.01 42.6 2 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1939-1957
Profile

Ricey Phillips was a top-order batsman and occasional legspinner, who made his debut in 1939-40, the last full season before World War Two. In his final match of the summer, he was brought on to bowl for the first time in his career and took a hat-trick in his first over.

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