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Full name Paul Erskine Whitelaw
Born February 10, 1910, Auckland
Died August 28, 1988, Auckland (aged 78 years 200 days)
Major teams New Zealand, Auckland
Batting style Right-hand bat
|Test debut||New Zealand v England at Christchurch, Mar 24-27, 1933 scorecard|
|Last Test||New Zealand v England at Auckland, Mar 31-Apr 3, 1933 scorecard|
A forceful opening batsman, Paul Whitelaw was rather unfortunate that he only played twice for New Zealand, both times against England in 1932-33. He acquitted himself well if not spectacularly, but was not given any other opportunity. His finest hour came in 1936-37 when, playing for Auckland against Otago on a rain-affected track, he made 195 in 330 minutes, adding 445 in 268 minutes for the third wicket with Bill Carson, a world record for that wicket which stood for almost 40 years.
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