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Sydney Burke      

Full name Sydney Frank Burke

Born March 11, 1934, Pretoria, Transvaal

Current age 80 years 121 days

Major teams South Africa, North Eastern Transvaal, Orange Free State

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 2 4 1 42 20 14.00 0 0 1 0 0
First-class 58 98 10 2334 111 26.52 1 11 24 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 2 3 660 257 11 6/128 11/196 23.36 2.33 60.0 0 2 1
First-class 58 5154 241 7/11 21.38 12 4
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v New Zealand at Cape Town, Jan 1-4, 1962 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v England at Cape Town, Jan 1-6, 1965 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1954-1968
Profile

Sydney Burke was a right-arm fast-medium bowler who made a dramatic debut against New Zealand at Cape Town in 1961-62, taking 11 for 196 in 81 overs. Surprisingly, he was made 12th man for the next Test and then discarded. His second - and final - Test came three years later against England at Cape Town when he went wicketless. He managed the South African Universities side which toured England in 1967.

Country Fixtures Country Results
3rd ODI: Sri Lanka v South Africa at Hambantota
Jul 12, 2014 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT | 21:30 PDT)
1st Test: Sri Lanka v South Africa at Galle
Jul 16-20, 2014 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT | 21:30 PDT)
NPS v Sth Africa A at Palmerston
Jul 20, 2014 (10:00 local | 00:30 GMT | 20:30 EDT | 19:30 CDT | 17:30 PDT)
India A v Sth Africa A at Darwin
Jul 22, 2014 (10:00 local | 00:30 GMT | 20:30 EDT | 19:30 CDT | 17:30 PDT)
Australia A v Sth Africa A at Palmerston
Jul 24, 2014 (10:00 local | 00:30 GMT | 20:30 EDT | 19:30 CDT | 17:30 PDT)
2nd Test: Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC)
Jul 24-28, 2014 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT | 21:30 PDT)
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