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Mary Spear      

Full name Mary Frances Spear

Born September 11, 1913, Bath, Somerset

Died April 10, 2006, Crickhowell (aged 92 years 211 days)

Major teams England Women

Playing role Middle-order batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Mary Frances Spear
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
Tests 4 2 1 16 9 16.00 0 0 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 4 8 702 81 14 5/15 5/17 5.78 0.69 50.1 0 1 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia Women v England Women at Brisbane, Dec 28-31, 1934 scorecard
Last Test New Zealand Women v England Women at Christchurch, Feb 16-18, 1935 scorecard
Test statistics
Profile

Mary Spear, a bowler, was a member of the pioneering England women's side who played the first ever Test after sailing to Australia and New Zealand in 1934-35.
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Latest Photos

Jan 10, 2008

Mary Spear lets one go during England's tour of Australia and New Zealand in 1934-35, National Library of Australia

Mary Spear lets one go during England's tour of Australia and New Zealand in 1934-35

© National Library of Australia

Jan 20, 1935

Anne Palmer is bowled for 11 as Mary Spear, Betty Snowball and Joy Partridge look on, Australia v England, 3rd women’s Test, Melbourne, January 20, 1935

Anne Palmer is bowled for 11

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Country Fixtures Country Results
3rd Test: West Indies v England at Bridgetown - May 1-3
West Indies won by 5 wickets
Middlesex v Durham at Lord's - May 2-5
Middlesex 463 Durham 157/4
Essex v Gloucs at Chelmsford - May 3-6
Essex 159 Gloucs 77/0
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - May 3-6
Derbyshire 47/2
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 3-6
Leics 300/5
Northants v Lancashire at Northampton - May 3-6
Northants 198/6
Worcs v Somerset at Worcester - May 3-6
Somerset 250 Worcs 35/2
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