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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 1908-1924
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: Easterns v Boland at Benoni - Oct 23-25
Boland 156 Easterns 42/0
Cross Pool: Namibia v North West at Windhoek - Oct 23-25
Namibia 269 North West 41/0
Pool A: S West D v W Province at Oudtshoorn - Oct 23-25
W Province 295/4d S West D 10/0
2nd ODI: New Zealand v South Africa at Mount Maunganui
Oct 24, 2014 (10:30 local | 21:30 GMT | 17:30 EDT | 16:30 CDT | 14:30 PDT)
Lions v Dolphins at Potchefstroom
Oct 24, 2014 (15:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
Titans v Cape Cobras at Centurion
Oct 24, 2014 (15:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
Warriors v Knights at East London
Oct 24, 2014 (15:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
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