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Full name Arthur William Seccull
Born September 14, 1868, King William's Town, Cape Colony
Died July 20, 1945, Johannesburg, Transvaal (aged 76 years 309 days)
Major teams South Africa, Griqualand West, Kimberley, Transvaal, Western Province
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
|Only Test||South Africa v England at Cape Town, Mar 21-23, 1896 scorecard|
Seccull, Mr. Arthur William, a member of the first South African team that visited England in 1894, died at Johannesburg on July 20, aged 76. During that tour Seccull scored 355 runs, average 15.10, his highest innings being 63 against Glamorgan. He took only four wickets at a cost of 42.30 each in first-class matches, but in South Africa he often bowled well and in March 1896 dismissed two batsmen for 37 runs in the third representative match against Lord Hawke's touring side at Capetown. He played inter-provincial cricket regularly from 1887 to 1899, his highest score being 64 for Transvaal against Western Province.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack
Plays of the Day from the second ODI between England and India, in Cardiff
Plays of the day from the third ODI between England and India at Trent Bridge
Plays of the day from the tri-series match between Zimbabwe and South Africa
Would he have fared better than the incumbent middle-order batsmen, Root and Ballance?