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William Solomon      

Full name William Rodger Thomson Solomon

Born April 23, 1872, Fort Beaufort, Cape Colony

Died July 12, 1964, Cradock, Cape Province (aged 92 years 80 days)

Major teams South Africa, Eastern Province, Transvaal

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm bowler

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 1 2 0 4 2 2.00 0 0 0 0 1 0
First-class 5 9 1 73 52 9.12 0 1 5 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 5 6 1 1/6 6.00 0 0
Career statistics
Only Test South Africa v England at Johannesburg, Feb 14-16, 1899 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1892-1906
Profile

William Solomon made one Test appearance, against Lord Hawke's side in 1898-99, scoring 2 and 2. His selection came about as a result of two gutsy innings - 64 for a Johannesburg XV and then 52 for Transvaal. His first-class career spanned 13 years but totalled five matches - two in 1892-93, two in 1898-99, and a final outing for Eastern Province in 1905-06
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Cross Pool: KZ-Natal v E. Province at Durban - Oct 30-Nov 1
KZ-Natal 206/5
Cross Pool: Boland v W Province at Paarl - Oct 30-Nov 1
Boland 159 W Province 115/1
Pool A: Border v North West at East London - Oct 30-Nov 1
North West 187 Border 84/5
Cross Pool: Free State v Northerns at Bloemfontein - Oct 30-Nov 1
Northerns 247 Free State 4/2
Cross Pool: S West D v Namibia at Oudtshoorn - Oct 30-Nov 1
Namibia 130 S West D 37/2
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