Cec Dixon      

Full name Cecil Donovan Dixon

Born February 12, 1891, Potchefstroom, Transvaal

Died September 9, 1969, Illovo, Johannesburg, Transvaal (aged 78 years 209 days)

Major teams South Africa, Transvaal

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Relation Father - TJ Dixon

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 1 0
First-class 33 39 8 184 27 5.93 0 0 21 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 2 240 118 3 2/62 3/118 39.33 2.95 80.0 0 0 0
First-class 33 5200 2556 106 7/16 24.11 2.94 49.0 6 1
Career statistics
Only Test South Africa v England at Johannesburg, Jan 1-5, 1914 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1912-1925
Profile

Cec Dixon was an offspinner who bowled at almost medium pace whose career spanned the Great War. He was a surprise call-up for the third Test against England in 1913-14 (only his fourth first-class match) as in his previous two appearnaces that season he had taken 4 for 147, including 2 for 92 against the tourists ten days earlier. Dixon made a pair and, opening the bowling, took 2 for 62 (dismissing Jack Hobbs and Jack Hearne) as South Africa lost by an innings. After the war he toured England with South Africa in 1924, taking 32 wickets at 26.71 without coming close to making the Test side. He retired at the end of that tour.
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Tournament Results
England v India at Birmingham - Jun 23, 2013
India won by 5 runs
India v Sri Lanka at Cardiff - Jun 20, 2013
India won by 8 wickets (with 90 balls remaining)
England v South Africa at The Oval - Jun 19, 2013
England won by 7 wickets (with 75 balls remaining)
Australia v Sri Lanka at The Oval - Jun 17, 2013
Sri Lanka won by 20 runs
England v New Zealand at Cardiff - Jun 16, 2013
England won by 10 runs
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