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Dudley Nourse      

Full name Arthur Dudley Nourse

Born November 12, 1910, Durban, Natal

Died August 14, 1981, Durban, Natal (aged 70 years 275 days)

Major teams South Africa, Natal

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm bowler

Relation Father - AW Nourse

Arthur Dudley Nourse
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 34 62 7 2960 231 53.81 9 14 6 12 0
First-class 175 269 27 12472 260* 51.53 41 54 135 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 34 2 20 9 0 - - - 2.70 - 0 0 0
First-class 175 246 124 0 - - - 3.02 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v South Africa at Nottingham, Jun 15-18, 1935 scorecard
Last Test England v South Africa at The Oval, Aug 16-18, 1951 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1931-1953
Profile

Arthur Dudley Nourse, who died at his home in Durban on August 14, was destined to outstrip even the deeds of his father, A. W. 'Dave' Nourse, although the war cost him many Test appearances. The first of his 34 Test matches was at Trent Bridge in 1935, and the last at The Oval in 1951. In that time he scored 2960 runs, with nine centuries (seven against England), at the rare average of 53.81, and established a reputation as a fighting batsman, defensive when need be but ever ready to punch the ball with all the strength of his beefy forearms.

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Feb 6, 1970

Graeme Pollock is congratulated by Dudley Nourse after his innings of 274, South Africa v Australia, 2nd Test, Durban, February 6, 1970

Graeme Pollock is congratulated by Dudley Nourse

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1959

Dudley Nourse

Dudley Nourse

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May 2, 1951

The 1951 South African tour party to England. Back row (left to right): Clive van Ryneveld, Athol Rowan, John Waite, Jackie McGlew, Roy McLean, Cuan McCarthy, Russell Endean, Michael Melle and Percy Mansell. Sitting: Geoffrey Chubb, Eric Rowan, Dudley Nourse, Jack Cheetham, George Fullerton and Norman Mann

The 1951 South African tour party to England

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1948

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