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Doug Meintjes      

Full name Douglas James Meintjes

Born June 9, 1890, Pretoria, Transvaal

Died July 17, 1979, Johannesburg, Transvaal (aged 89 years 38 days)

Major teams South Africa, Transvaal

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 2 3 0 43 21 14.33 0 0 0 3 0
First-class 52 78 7 1146 87 16.14 0 2 25 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 2 4 246 115 6 3/38 4/69 19.16 2.80 41.0 0 0 0
First-class 52 2698 91 8/63 29.64 1 1
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v England at Johannesburg, Feb 9-13, 1923 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v England at Durban, Feb 16-22, 1923 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1910-1926
Profile

Doug Meintjes played two Tests for South Africa against England in 1922-23 as a fast-medium bowler who could bat. He took six wickets for 115 and all the wickets were top-order batsmen. Meintjes was picked for the South African tour of England in 1924 but was never close to the Test team. Later, he became secretary to the Wanderers Cricket Club and was South African manager in 1948-49.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
Cross Pool: KZN-Inland v KZ-Natal at Pietermaritzburg - Nov 27-29
KZN-Inland 197 & 167 KZ-Natal 123 & 36/1
Pool B: Boland v Free State at Paarl - Nov 27-29
Free State 347/6d Boland 33/3
Cross Pool: Easterns v S West D at Benoni - Nov 27-29
S West D 264 & 289/2d Easterns 163 & 24/1
Cross Pool: Gauteng v Border at Johannesburg - Nov 27-29
Gauteng 359/8d Border 193 & 76/3 (f/o)
Knights v Dolphins at Kimberley - Nov 28
Knights won by 39 runs
Lions v Titans at Potchefstroom - Nov 28
Lions won by 1 run
Warriors v Cape Cobras at Port Elizabeth - Nov 28
Cape Cobras won by 72 runs
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