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Scotch Taylor      

Full name Alistair Innes Taylor

Born July 25, 1925, Johannesburg, Transvaal

Died February 7, 2004, Randjes Estate, Highlands North, Johannesburg (aged 78 years 197 days)

Major teams South Africa, Transvaal

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 1 2 0 18 12 9.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 52 89 3 2717 180 31.59 6 11 32 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 52 2517 986 32 4/52 30.81 2.35 78.6 0 0
Career statistics
Only Test South Africa v England at Johannesburg, Dec 24-29, 1956 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1949-1961
Profile

A dependable opening batsman, Scotch Taylor played one Test for South Africa, against England at The Wanderers in 1956-57, making 12 and 6. But he was a much better allround sportsman than that one outing suggests.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Pool A: KZ-Natal v Border at Durban - Jan 25
KZ-Natal won by 172 runs
Pool A: North West v S West D at Potchefstroom - Jan 25
S West D won by 8 wickets (with 241 balls remaining)
Pool A: W Province v Griq West at Cape Town - Jan 25
W Province 235/6 Griq West 189/4 (37.1/46 ov)
4th ODI: South Africa v West Indies at Port Elizabeth - Jan 25
South Africa 262/8 West Indies 112/5 (28.5/50 ov)
1st unofficial ODI: Sth Africa A v Eng Lions at Bloemfontein - Jan 25
Sth Africa A 172 Eng Lions 161/6 (33.3/50 ov)
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