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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
|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|
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.
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