Alan Kippax      

Full name Alan Falconer Kippax

Born May 25, 1897, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales

Died September 5, 1972, Bellevue Hill, Sydney, New South Wales (aged 75 years 103 days)

Major teams Australia, New South Wales

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Alan Falconer Kippax
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 22 34 1 1192 146 36.12 2 8 1 13 0
First-class 175 256 33 12762 315* 57.22 43 45 72 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 22 4 72 19 0 - - - 1.58 - 0 0 0
First-class 175 1827 1099 21 4/66 52.33 3.60 87.0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v England at Sydney, Feb 27-Mar 4, 1925 scorecard
Last Test England v Australia at The Oval, Aug 18-22, 1934 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1918-1936
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Wisden obituary
Alan Falconer Kippax, who died in Sydney on September 5, aged 75, was a brilliant and prolific batsman for New South Wales. During nearly 20 years in first-class cricket, he took part in 22 Test matches for Australia between 1924 and 1934, 13 of them against England, hitting 1192 runs, average 36.12. He toured England under WM Woodfull in 1930 and 1934. The first of his two Test centuries was 100 against APF Chapman's England team of 1928-29; the other was 146 against South Africa at Adelaide in 1930-31.

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1928

Alan Kippax (right) and Hal Hooker resume their partnership at the MCG, December 1928.  They added a record 307 for the last New South Wales wicket

Alan Kippax (right) and Hal Hooker resume their partnership at the MCG, December 1928. They added a record 307 for the last New South Wales wicket

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1928

Alan Kippax

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1928

Alan Kippax (left) and Hal Hooker resume their partnership at the MCG, December 1928.  They added a record 307 for the last New South Wales wicket

Alan Kippax (left) and Hal Hooker resume their partnership at the MCG, December 1928. They added a record 307 for the last New South Wales wicket

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