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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
Australia A v Sth Africa A at Darwin - Jul 29
Australia A won by 148 runs
NPS v Sth Africa A at Darwin
Jul 31, 2014 (10:00 local | 00:30 GMT | 20:30 EDT | 19:30 CDT | 17:30 PDT)
1st Youth Test: England U19 v S Africa U19 at Cambridge
Aug 1-4, 2014 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
1st unofficial Test: Australia A v Sth Africa A at Townsville
Aug 7-10, 2014 (09:30 local | 23:30 GMT | 19:30 EDT | 18:30 CDT | 16:30 PDT)
2nd Youth Test: England U19 v S Africa U19 at Northampton
Aug 7-10, 2014 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
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