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Tich Wesley      

Full name Colin Wesley

Born September 5, 1937, Durban, Natal

Current age 78 years 265 days

Major teams South Africa, Natal, South African Universities

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 3 5 0 49 35 9.80 0 0 0 1 0
First-class 51 79 9 1892 131 27.02 3 8 20 0
List A 3 3 0 8 7 2.66 0 0 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 51 918 354 15 4/51 23.60 2.31 61.2 0 0
List A 3 12 6 0 - - - 3.00 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v South Africa at Lord's, Jun 23-27, 1960 scorecard
Last Test England v South Africa at Manchester, Jul 21-26, 1960 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1956/57 - 1965/66
List A span 1969/70 - 1969/70
Profile

Colin "Tich" Wesley didn't have a particularly distinguished first-class career, scoring only two centuries in his nine seasons. His international career was even worse: in his only Test series, in England in 1960, his highest score was 35 and he averaged only 9.80. He gets in the record books for the rare feat of suffering a king pair in a Test match. Brian Statham dismissed him twice for 0 for at Trent Bridge.
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