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Bill O'Reilly      

Full name William Joseph O'Reilly

Born December 20, 1905, White Cliffs, New South Wales

Died October 6, 1992, Sutherland, Sydney, New South Wales (aged 86 years 291 days)

Major teams Australia, New South Wales

Also known as Tiger

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak googly

William Joseph O'Reilly
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 27 39 7 410 56* 12.81 0 1 11 7 0
First-class 135 167 41 1655 56* 13.13 0 1 65 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 27 48 10024 3254 144 7/54 11/129 22.59 1.94 69.6 8 11 3
First-class 135 37064 12850 774 9/38 16.60 2.08 47.8 63 17
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v South Africa at Adelaide, Jan 29-Feb 2, 1932 scorecard
Last Test New Zealand v Australia at Wellington, Mar 29-30, 1946 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1927-1946
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Mar 22, 2004

Bill O'Reilly

Bill O'Reilly

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Mar 15, 1946

The Australians in New Zealand, 1946. Standing: W. Watts (scorer), D. Tallon, K.R. Miller, W.J. O'Reilly, E.R.H. Toshack, B. Dooland, R.A. Hamence, E.C. Yeomans (manager). Seated: I.W. Johnson, C.V. McCool, A.L. Hassett, W.A. Brown (captain), S.G. Barnes, K.D. Meuleman, R.R. Lindwall. Note the logos on the blazers

The Australians in New Zealand, 1946

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Jun 10, 1938

Front-on profile of Bill O'Reilly bowling

Front-on profile of Bill O'Reilly bowling

© Wisden Cricket Monthly

Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1935

Australian Cricket Hall of Fame 1996

Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Test: Australia v Pakistan at Abu Dhabi - Oct 30-Nov 3
Pakistan 570/6d Australia 22/1
Victoria v NSW at Melbourne - Oct 31-Nov 3
NSW 266/8
South Aust v Queensland at Adelaide - Oct 31-Nov 3
Queensland 314/4
Western Aust v Tasmania at Perth - Oct 31-Nov 3
Tasmania 215 Western Aust 20/0
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