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Mac Anderson      

Full name William McDougall Anderson

Born October 8, 1919, Westport, West Coast

Died December 21, 1979, Christchurch, Canterbury (aged 60 years 74 days)

Major teams New Zealand, Canterbury

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak googly

Other Administrator

Relation Son - RW Anderson, Grandson - TR Anderson

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 1 2 0 5 4 2.50 0 0 0 1 0
First-class 37 61 4 1973 137 34.61 2 13 24 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 37 1031 687 18 5/90 38.16 3.99 57.2 1 0
Career statistics
Only Test New Zealand v Australia at Wellington, Mar 29-30, 1946 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1938-1950
Profile

William McDougall Anderson, who died at Christchurch, New Zealand, on December 21, 1979, played for Canterbury from 1938 to 1949, scoring 1,728 runs with an average of 36.80. An attacking left-hander, in his one Test match, New Zealand's first after the War - against Australia in 1946- he opened the batting. He was perhaps unlucky not to be picked for the 1949 tour of England. Later he was for a time a New Zealand selector. His son, Robert, has played for New Zealand in recent years.
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