Full name Eris Annie Paton
Born October 9, 1928, Wellington
Died November 23, 2004, Invercargill (aged 76 years 45 days)
Major teams New Zealand Women, Otago Women
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
|Test debut||England Women v New Zealand Women at Leeds, Jun 12-14, 1954 scorecard|
|Last Test||New Zealand Women v Australia Women at Dunedin, Mar 17-20, 1961 scorecard|
Eris Paton, a hard-hitting batsman and right-arm seamer, player four times for New Zealand between 1954 and 1961. Her first two outings were on the tour of England in 1954 where she struggled, scoring 28 runs at 7.00 and taking 3 for 88. She then played against England in 1957-58, making a career-best 77 not out and 43. Her final outing was against Australia at Carisbrook in 1960-61 where she scored 16 in each innings to go with 4 for 35 and 2 for 20 as New Zealand came close to victory.
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