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Henry Promnitz      

Full name Henry Louis Ernest Promnitz

Born February 23, 1904, near King William's Town, Cape Province

Died September 7, 1983, East London, Cape Province (aged 79 years 196 days)

Major teams South Africa, Border, Griqualand West, Orange Free State

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm slow

Relation Nephew - AF Hagemann

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 2 4 0 14 5 3.50 0 0 0 2 0
First-class 45 68 18 592 50 11.84 0 1 19 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 2 4 528 161 8 5/58 5/72 20.12 1.82 66.0 0 1 0
First-class 45 8518 3571 150 7/101 23.80 2.51 56.7 8 1
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v England at Johannesburg, Dec 24-27, 1927 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v England at Cape Town, Dec 31, 1927 - Jan 4, 1928 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1924-1937
Profile

Wisden obituary
Henry Promnitz played twice for South Africa, against England in 1927-28. Like bowlers of more modern times, such as Iverson of Australia and the West Indian, Ramadhin, his spin was difficult to fathom, the off and legbreaks being frequently misread. Also like Iverson and Ramadhin, he was a poor fielder, which may have accounted for his playing in only two Test matches. In the first of them, at Johannesburg, he finished England's first innings with five for 58 in 37 overs after the score at one time had been 230 for one. In his second Test, at Cape Town, he took three for 56 in 30 overs in England's second innings. His eight Test wickets included Hammond, Sutcliffe, Ernest Tyldesley, Wyatt and Stevens. Between 1924-25 and 1936-37 he played at different times for Border, Griqualand West and Orange Free State, taking 150 first-class wickets at 23.80.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
Pool B: E. Province v Boland at Port Elizabeth - Nov 20-22
E. Province won by 4 wickets
Pool A: North West v KZ-Natal at Potchefstroom - Nov 20-22
North West 335 & 200/6d KZ-Natal 262 & 119/5
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Pool B: Free State v Gauteng at Bloemfontein
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Pool A: North West v KZ-Natal at Potchefstroom
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Titans v Warriors at Centurion
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Cape Cobras v Lions at Cape Town
Nov 23, 2014 (16:00 local | 14:00 GMT | 09:00 EST | 08:00 CST | 06:00 PST)
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