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Owen Dunell      

Full name Owen Robert Dunell

Born July 15, 1856, Port Elizabeth, Cape Province

Died October 21, 1929, Lyons, France (aged 73 years 98 days)

Major teams South Africa, Eastern Province

Batting style Right-hand bat

Education Eton College; Oxford University

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 2 4 1 42 26* 14.00 0 0 4 0 1 0
First-class 3 6 1 79 26* 15.80 0 0 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v England at Port Elizabeth, Mar 12-13, 1889 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v England at Cape Town, Mar 25-26, 1889 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1888-1890
Profile

Owen Dunell, who died at Lyons, France on October 21, was South Africa's first captain, leading the team in the match of dubious standard against England at Port Elizabeth in 1888-89 that is now accepted as South Africa's first Test. Dunell played only one other first-class game outside the two Tests on this tour, when he led a Port Elizabeth team against Natal in December 1889. He was born in Port Elizabeth, and later went into business there but was educated at Oxford and Eton, where he played no cricket but excelled at tennis.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
Dolphins v Warriors at Pietermaritzburg - Dec 18-21
Warriors 353 & 75/2 Dolphins 370
Cape Cobras v Lions at Cape Town - Dec 18-21
Lions 413 & 166/7 Cape Cobras 306
Knights v Titans at Bloemfontein - Dec 18-21
Titans 366 & 367/7d Knights 185 & 180/3
Easterns U19 v Namibia U19 at Pretoria
Dec 21, 2014 (09:00 local | 07:00 GMT | 02:00 EST | 01:00 CST | 23:00 PST)
Pool B: Gauteng v KZN-Inland at Johannesburg
Dec 21, 2014 (09:30 local | 07:30 GMT | 02:30 EST | 01:30 CST | 23:30 PST)
Pool A: North West v Northerns at Potchefstroom
Dec 21, 2014 (09:30 local | 07:30 GMT | 02:30 EST | 01:30 CST | 23:30 PST)
Griq West v Boland at Kimberley
Dec 21, 2014 (11:00 local | 09:00 GMT | 04:00 EST | 03:00 CST | 01:00 PST)
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