Joe Partridge      

Full name Joseph Titus Partridge

Born December 9, 1932, Bulawayo, Rhodesia

Died June 6, 1988, Harare, Zimbabwe (aged 55 years 180 days)

Major teams Rhodesia, South Africa

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 11 12 5 73 13* 10.42 0 0 0 6 0
First-class 77 91 34 523 29* 9.17 0 0 21 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 11 20 3684 1373 44 7/91 9/176 31.20 2.23 83.7 3 3 0
First-class 77 20266 7812 376 8/69 20.77 2.31 53.8 24 3
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v South Africa at Brisbane, Dec 6-11, 1963 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v England at Johannesburg, Jan 22-27, 1965 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1951-1967
Profile

One of the best swing bowlers of the past half-century, Joseph Titus Partridge, has finished his days in pathetic degradation. Rhodesian-born Partridge, for some years a vagrant alcoholic, turned a gun on himself on June 7 in a police station in a suburb of Harare after having been arrested for not paying a bill at a hotel. He was 55.

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South African Cricket Annual Cricketer of the Year 1963

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India A v Sth Africa A at Darwin - Jul 22
India A won by 70 runs
Australia A v Sth Africa A at Palmerston
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2nd Test: Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC)
Jul 24-28, 2014 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT | 21:30 PDT)
India A v Sth Africa A at Darwin
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Australia A v Sth Africa A at Darwin
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