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Cec Dixon      

Full name Cecil Donovan Dixon

Born February 12, 1891, Potchefstroom, Transvaal

Died September 9, 1969, Illovo, Johannesburg, Transvaal (aged 78 years 209 days)

Major teams South Africa, Transvaal

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Relation Father - TJ Dixon

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 1 0
First-class 33 39 8 184 27 5.93 0 0 21 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 2 240 118 3 2/62 3/118 39.33 2.95 80.0 0 0 0
First-class 33 5200 2556 106 7/16 24.11 2.94 49.0 6 1
Career statistics
Only Test South Africa v England at Johannesburg, Jan 1-5, 1914 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1912-1925
Profile

Cec Dixon was an offspinner who bowled at almost medium pace whose career spanned the Great War. He was a surprise call-up for the third Test against England in 1913-14 (only his fourth first-class match) as in his previous two appearnaces that season he had taken 4 for 147, including 2 for 92 against the tourists ten days earlier. Dixon made a pair and, opening the bowling, took 2 for 62 (dismissing Jack Hobbs and Jack Hearne) as South Africa lost by an innings. After the war he toured England with South Africa in 1924, taking 32 wickets at 26.71 without coming close to making the Test side. He retired at the end of that tour.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Dolphins v Warriors at Pietermaritzburg - Dec 18-21
Warriors 290/5
Cape Cobras v Lions at Cape Town - Dec 18-21
Lions 294/6
Cross Pool: Griq West v Boland at Kimberley - Dec 18-20
Griq West 296 Boland 112/2
Knights v Titans at Bloemfontein - Dec 18-21
Titans 364/8
Pool A: North West v Northerns at Potchefstroom - Dec 18-20
North West 243 Northerns 77/2
Namibia U19 v SWD U19 at Pretoria
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