Full name Donald Watt
Born March 15, 1920, Southport, Queensland
Died May 20, 2007 (aged 87 years 66 days)
Major teams Queensland
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Legbreak googly
|First-class span||1939/40 - 1945/46|
Donald Watt was a leg-spinning allrounder who played 13 matches for Queensland either side of World War II. In 1954-55, almost ten years after his first-class career ended, he took 5 for 56 for a Queensland Country XI against the MCC tourists at Rockhampton, dismissing Len Hutton, Peter May and Tom Graveney.
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