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'Dad' Weir      

Full name Gordon Lindsay Weir

Born June 2, 1908, Auckland

Died October 31, 2003, Auckland (aged 95 years 151 days)

Major teams New Zealand, Auckland

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Relation Brother - AF Weir

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 11 16 2 416 74* 29.71 0 3 0 3 0
First-class 107 172 16 5022 191 32.19 10 26 68 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 11 8 342 209 7 3/38 3/56 29.85 3.66 48.8 0 0 0
First-class 107 9395 3992 107 6/56 37.30 2.54 87.8 2 0
Career statistics
Test debut New Zealand v England at Wellington, Jan 24-27, 1930 scorecard
Last Test England v New Zealand at The Oval, Aug 14-17, 1937 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1927-1947
Profile

Wisden Cricketer Obituary
Stature rather than statistics. Modesty rather than majesty. These were the measures of Gordon Lindsay `Dad' Weir, of Auckland and New Zealand, who died on October 31. At 95 years and 151 days, he was the oldest living Test cricketer. Weir played his 11 Tests between 1930 and 1937, and his first-class career stretched from 1927-28 to 1946-47. He scored 10 centuries and took 107 wickets with his slow-mediums.

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May 15, 2001

Former New Zealand Test cricketers and team-mates, from left, Bert Sutcliffe, Geoff Rabone and Lindsay Weir celebrate Jack Kerr's (right) 90th birthday in Auckland, 28 December 2000.

Former New Zealand cricketers celebrate Kerr's 90th birthday

© Jack Kerr

1931

Stewie Dempster and GL Weir on New Zealand's 1931 tour of England, 1931

Stewie Dempster and GL Weir on New Zealand's 1931 tour of England

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