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Fen Cresswell      

Full name George Fenwick Cresswell

Born March 22, 1915, Wanganui

Died January 10, 1966, Blenheim, Marlborough (aged 50 years 294 days)

Major teams New Zealand, Central Districts, Wellington

Batting style Left-hand bat

Relation Brother - AE Cresswell

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 3 5 3 14 12* 7.00 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 33 36 19 89 12* 5.23 0 0 11 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 3 4 650 292 13 6/168 6/168 22.46 2.69 50.0 0 1 0
First-class 33 8105 2794 124 8/100 22.53 2.06 65.3 8 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v New Zealand at The Oval, Aug 13-16, 1949 scorecard
Last Test New Zealand v England at Wellington, Mar 24-28, 1951 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1949-1955
Profile

Wisden overview
A medium-pacer with an odd, front-on delivery, Cresswell made his first-class debut at 34 and had a very good tour of England in 1949, on which he took 62 wickets. He played three Tests in all, and was found dead in Marlborough in 1966 with a shotgun at his side.

Notes

New Zealand Cricket Almanack Player of the Year 1950

Country Fixtures Country Results
Otago v Northern D at Wellington - Nov 23
Otago won by 5 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
U.A.E. v NZ A at Dubai (CA) - Nov 23
NZ A 246 U.A.E. 110/6 (32.4/50 ov)
Afghanistan v NZ A at Dubai (CA)
Nov 26, 2014 (10:00 local | 06:00 GMT | 01:00 EST | 00:00 CST | 22:00 PST)
3rd Test: New Zealand v Pakistan at Sharjah
Nov 26-30, 2014 (10:00 local | 06:00 GMT | 01:00 EST | 00:00 CST | 22:00 PST)
Canterbury v Auckland at Christchurch
Nov 27, 2014 (16:30 local | 03:30 GMT | 22:30 EST | 21:30 CST | 19:30 PST)
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