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Roy Howard      

Full name Roy Howard

Born November 15, 1922, Terang, Victoria

Died August 6, 2008, Kew, Melbourne, Victoria (aged 85 years 265 days)

Major teams Victoria

Batting style Right-hand bat

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 29 45 3 1564 141 37.23 4 8 10 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 29 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1946/47 - 1950/51
Profile

Roy Howard was a top-order batsman whose career started after World War Two, but after a few appearances for Victoria, mainly against the lesser opposition of Tasmania, he broke through in 1948-49 when a hundred against the Tasmanians secured him an extended run in the side. His good form continued in 1949-50 and at the end of that season he was selected for the tour of New Zealand. Led by Bill Brown, it was not a full-strength tour and did not include any Tests, but Howard acquitted himself well and against Otago made a career-best 141. He started 1950-51 with another hundred, against the touring MCC, but that was to be his final season for the state. He also represented Victoria at baseball and was a grade umpire after retiring as a player.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
1st Test: New Zealand v Australia at Wellington - Feb 12-16
New Zealand 183 & 178/4 (62.3 ov) Australia 562
Queensland v Tasmania at Brisbane - Feb 14-17
Tasmania 83/3 (35 ov)
South Aust v Victoria at Adelaide - Feb 14-17
Victoria 130/3 (36 ov)
West Aust v NSW at Perth - Feb 14-17
NSW 5/0 (2 ov)
2nd Test: New Zealand v Australia at Christchurch
Feb 20-24, 2016 (10:30 local | 21:30 GMT -1d | 16:30 EST -1d | 15:30 CST -1d | 13:30 PST -1d)
1st ODI: NZ Women v Aus Women at Mount Maunganui
Feb 20, 2016 (10:30 local | 21:30 GMT -1d | 16:30 EST -1d | 15:30 CST -1d | 13:30 PST -1d)
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