Full name Thomas Robert McKibbin
Born December 10, 1870, Raglan, Bathurst, New South Wales
Died December 15, 1939, Macquarie Plains Homestead, Bathurst, New South Wales (aged 69 years 5 days)
Major teams Australia, New South Wales
Batting style Left-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium, Right-arm offbreak
|Test debut||Australia v England at Melbourne, Mar 1-6, 1895 scorecard|
|Last Test||Australia v England at Melbourne, Jan 1-5, 1898 scorecard|
|First-class span||1894/95 - 1898/99|
A genial, moustached character, Tom McKibbin was an offspinner with an action so suspect that during the Australians' 1896 tour of England it was written that "there can be little doubt that he continually threw". He escaped being no-balled, and was deadly when his slow-to-medium pace was aided by a damp wicket.
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