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Basil Melle      

Full name Basil George von Brandis Melle

Born March 31, 1891, Somerset West, Cape Province

Died January 8, 1966, Orchards, Johannesburg, Transvaal (aged 74 years 283 days)

Major teams Hampshire, Oxford University, Transvaal, Western Province

Batting style Right-hand bat

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 62 101 9 2535 145 27.55 3 13 33 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 62 6252 2931 114 7/48 25.71 2.81 54.8 9 1
Career statistics
First-class span 1908/09 - 1923/24
Profile

Basil Melle was one of the first exponents of leg theory.

Notes

Father of M.G. (Transvaal, Western Province).

Country Fixtures Country Results
Pool B: Boland v E. Province at Paarl - Feb 11-13
E. Province won by an innings and 93 runs
Pool B: Easterns v KZN-Inland at Benoni - Feb 11-13
Easterns 404 & 207/5d KZN-Inland 305 & 128/9 (54.2 ov, target 307)
Cross Pool: North West v Free State at Potchefstroom - Feb 11-13
North West won by an innings and 79 runs
Cross Pool: S West D v Gauteng at Oudtshoorn - Feb 11-13
S West D won by 8 wickets
Knights v Lions at Bloemfontein - Feb 13
Lions won by 4 wickets (with 61 balls remaining)
Warriors v Cape Cobras at Port Elizabeth - Feb 13
Cape Cobras won by 5 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)
Dolphins v Titans at Durban - Feb 13
Dolphins 312/6 (49.4/50 ov)
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