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Full name Stanley de la Courtte Snooke
Born November 11, 1878, St Mark's, Tembuland
Died April 6, 1959, Wynberg, Cape Town, Cape Province (aged 80 years 146 days)
Major teams South Africa, Transvaal, Western Province
Also known as death registered as Stanley Delacourtte Snooke
Batting style Right-hand bat
Relation Brother - SJ Snooke
|Only Test||England v South Africa at The Oval, Aug 19-21, 1907 scorecard|
Stanley Delacourtte Snooke, who died at Cape Town aged 80, did not meet with the same success as a cricketer as his brother, SJ. His one Test appearance was against England at the Oval in 1907. He did not score, but brought off two good catches.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack
Brother of S.J. (Border, Western Province, Transvaal).
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