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Full name Henry Foley
Born January 28, 1906, Wellington
Died October 16, 1948, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia (aged 42 years 262 days)
Major teams New Zealand, Wellington
Batting style Left-hand bat
|Only Test||New Zealand v England at Christchurch, Jan 10-13, 1930 scorecard|
Henry Foley's dubious claim to fame was that he was the first New Zealand batsman to be dismissed in Tests, against England at Christchurch in 1929-30. It was his only Test in a brief career which was curtailed by ill health. He was a sound, patient left-hand opener and a capable slip.
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