Ike Travers      

Full name Joseph Patrick Francis Travers

Born January 10, 1871, Adelaide, South Australia

Died September 15, 1942, Adelaide, South Australia (aged 71 years 248 days)

Major teams Australia, South Australia

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Other Umpire

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 1 2 0 10 9 5.00 0 0 0 1 0
First-class 37 69 23 760 77 16.52 0 2 25 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 1 48 14 1 1/14 1/14 14.00 1.75 48.0 0 0 0
First-class 37 8977 3673 117 9/30 31.39 2.45 76.7 5 1
Career statistics
Only Test Australia v England at Melbourne, Feb 28-Mar 4, 1902 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1895-1907
Profile

Ike Travers was a lower-order left-hand bat and left-arm spinner who hit a dramatic run of form in the 1900-01 Sheffield Shield, taking 21 wickets in two games for South Australia which included an analysis of nine for 30 when he rolled over Victoria for 76. The following year he was picked for the Fifth Test against England as a late replacement for the injured J. V. Saunders. He bowled only eight overs, taking one for 14, and never played for Australia again. He did continue in the Sheffield Shield: thereafter his bowling declined but his batting improved. In retirement he became a well-known coach and was reportedly instrumental in bringing Don Bradman to South Australia in 1935. Travers thought Bradman's presence would help counteract the growing popularity of tennis and suggested that his salary should be subsidised by up to £750 a year.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

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1st unofficial Test: Australia A v Sth Africa A at Townsville
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2nd unofficial Test: Australia A v Sth Africa A at Townsville
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1st ODI: Aus Women v Pak Women at Brisbane
Aug 21, 2014 (09:30 local | 23:30 GMT | 19:30 EDT | 18:30 CDT | 16:30 PDT)
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