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James Draper      

Full name James Gordon Draper

Born March 9, 1925, Durban, Natal

Died January 10, 2013, Milldene Park Retirement Centre, Durban North, KwaZulu-Natal (aged 87 years 307 days)

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Relation Father - DG Draper

Umpiring statistics
Test debut South Africa v England at Durban, Dec 4-8, 1964 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v Australia at Durban, Feb 5-9, 1970 scorecard
Test matches 5
Test statistics
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James Draper umpired in five Tests in South Africa immediately before the country's international isolation, the last during his country's famous 1970 whitewash of Australia. Born in Natal, the bulk of Draper's matches were at Kingsmead - including three of his Tests. His father, Dan, was also a first-class umpire.

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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