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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

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