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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
|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|
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
Plays of the Day from the second ODI between England and India, in Cardiff
Plays of the day from the third ODI between England and India at Trent Bridge
Plays of the day from the tri-series match between Zimbabwe and South Africa
Would he have fared better than the incumbent middle-order batsmen, Root and Ballance?