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Eric Marx      

Full name Waldemar Frederick Eric Marx

Born July 4, 1895, Johannesburg, Transvaal

Died June 2, 1974, Durban, Natal (aged 78 years 333 days)

Major teams South Africa, Transvaal

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Education Malvern College

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 3 6 0 125 36 20.83 0 0 16 0 0 0
First-class 9 16 0 656 240 41.00 2 1 2 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 3 5 228 144 4 3/85 3/89 36.00 3.78 57.0 0 0 0
First-class 9 780 402 13 3/85 30.92 3.09 60.0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v Australia at Durban, Nov 5-9, 1921 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v Australia at Cape Town, Nov 26-29, 1921 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1920-1922
Profile

Eric Marx, educated at Malvern, was a right-hand batsman who made the highest score on a first-class debut, 240 for Transvaal against Griqualand West at Johannesburg in 1920-2L He made another Currie Cup century that season and played all three Tests against Australia in 1921-22 before disappearing from the first-class game, as suddenly as he had arrived.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
Cross Pool: KZ-Natal v E. Province at Durban - Oct 30-Nov 1
KZ-Natal 308/6d E. Province 42/4
Cross Pool: Boland v W Province at Paarl - Oct 30-Nov 1
Boland 159 W Province 239/4
Pool A: Border v North West at East London - Oct 30-Nov 1
North West 187 Border 133/6
Cross Pool: Free State v Northerns at Bloemfontein - Oct 30-Nov 1
Northerns 247 Free State 86/3
Cross Pool: S West D v Namibia at Oudtshoorn - Oct 30-Nov 1
Namibia 130 S West D 160/4
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