Full name Joseph Emile Patrick McMaster
Born March 16, 1861, Gilford, Co Down, Ireland
Died June 7, 1929, Bloomsbury, London (aged 68 years 83 days)
Major teams England
Batting style Right-hand bat
Relation Son - M McMaster
|Only Test||South Africa v England at Cape Town, Mar 25-26, 1889 scorecard|
|First-class span||1888/89 - 1888/89|
Emile McMaster holds a unique place in cricket history in that his only first-class appearance came in a match later designated a Test, in South Africa in 1888-89. He batted at No. 9 and made a duck and was not called on to bowl. His entire first-class career lasted less than two days.
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