Full name Harry Dudley Bromfield
Born June 26, 1932, Mossel Bay, Cape Province
Current age 83 years 35 days
Major teams South Africa, Western Province
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm offbreak
|Test debut||South Africa v New Zealand at Durban, Dec 8-12, 1961 scorecard|
|Last Test||England v South Africa at Lord's, Jul 22-27, 1965 scorecard|
|First-class span||1956/57 - 1968/69|
A 12-year first-class career with Western Province (1956 to 1968) saw Bromfield capture 201 wickets as a useful offbreak bowler. He made his Test debut against New Zealand in 1961 after the retirement of Hugh Tayfield, who had kept him out the national team. Having the ability of keeping one end up with his accuracy, he bowled a marathon spell of 57 overs taking 5 for 88 out of an England total of 442 in the third Test in Cape Town. His only Test abroad was at Lord's against England after which he was left out of the team for the young Athol McKinnon.
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