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Robert Dower      

Full name Robert Reid Dower

Born June 4, 1876, Kokstad, Cape Colony

Died September 15, 1964, Cape Town, Cape Province (aged 88 years 103 days)

Major teams South Africa, Eastern Province

Batting style Right-hand bat

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 1 2 0 9 9 4.50 0 0 0 2 0
First-class 6 12 0 82 17 6.83 0 0 5 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 6 51 0 - - - - 0 0 0
Career statistics
Only Test South Africa v England at Johannesburg, Feb 14-16, 1899 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1896-1907
Profile

Wisden obituary
Robert Reid Dower, who died at Cape Town, where he was an attorney, on September 16, aged 88, was the oldest surviving South African Test cricketer. He played in the first of the two Tests with Lord Hawke's team in 1898-99 at Johannesburg. He assisted Cape Colony and Eastern Province.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
Pool A: KZ-Natal v Border at Durban - Jan 25
KZ-Natal won by 172 runs
Pool A: North West v S West D at Potchefstroom - Jan 25
S West D won by 8 wickets (with 241 balls remaining)
Pool A: W Province v Griq West at Cape Town - Jan 25
Griq West won by 1 wicket (with 1 ball remaining)
4th ODI: South Africa v West Indies at Port Elizabeth - Jan 25
West Indies won by 1 wicket (with 9 balls remaining)
1st unofficial ODI: Sth Africa A v Eng Lions at Bloemfontein - Jan 25
Eng Lions won by 4 wickets (with 93 balls remaining)
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