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Anton Murray      

Full name Anton Ronald Andrew Murray

Born April 30, 1922, Grahamstown, Cape Province

Died April 17, 1995, Cape Town, Cape Province (aged 72 years 352 days)

Major teams South Africa, Eastern Province

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm slow-medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 10 14 1 289 109 22.23 1 1 0 3 0
First-class 64 100 10 2685 133 29.83 4 15 32 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 10 16 2374 710 18 4/169 5/49 39.44 1.79 131.8 1 0 0
First-class 64 14057 4683 188 7/30 24.90 1.99 74.7 8 2
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v South Africa at Brisbane, Dec 5-10, 1952 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v New Zealand at Port Elizabeth, Feb 5-9, 1954 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1947-1956
Profile

Wisden obituary
Anton Ronald Andrew Murray, who died on April 17, 1995, aged 72, after a long illness, played ten Test matches for South Africa as an all-rounder. He was a vigorous right-handed batsman, an accurate medium-paced stock bowler, and one of the most athletic members of the brilliant fielding team that toured Australia in 1952-53. He played four Tests, missing the Fourth because of appendicitis, the after-effects of which hampered him on his return; but his 51 in the Second Test was vital in helping put South Africa into position for their first win over Australia in 42 years. His only Test century came later that tour, at Wellington. He scored 109 and his seventh-wicket partnership of 246 with Jackie McGlew was then a world Test record. He toured England in 1955 but did not make the Test team. Murray played for Eastern Province from 1947-48 to 1955-56. He was founding Head Master of St Alban's College in Pretoria a post he held for 20 years from 1963 to 1983..
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Oct 26, 2014 (09:00 local | 07:00 GMT | 03:00 EDT | 02:00 CDT | 00:00 PDT)
Pool B: Easterns v Boland at Benoni - Oct 26
Boland 65/3 (15/50 ov)
Pool A: S West D v W Province at Oudtshoorn - Oct 26
W Province 66/3 (15/50 ov)
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Knights v Lions at Bloemfontein - Oct 26
Knights 29/2 (9/50 ov)
Warriors v Titans at Port Elizabeth - Oct 26
Warriors 42/0 (9.4/50 ov)
3rd T20I: SL Women v SA Women at Colombo (MCA) - Oct 26
SL Women 10/0 (2/20 ov)
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