Edward van der Merwe      

Full name Edward Alexander van der Merwe

Born November 9, 1903, Rustenburg, Transvaal

Died February 26, 1971, Auckland Park, Johannesburg, Transvaal (aged 67 years 109 days)

Major teams South Africa, Transvaal

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 2 4 1 27 19 9.00 0 0 0 3 0
First-class 27 36 9 287 35* 10.62 0 0 35 29
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 27 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut England v South Africa at Leeds, Jul 13-16, 1929 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v Australia at Durban, Feb 28-Mar 3, 1936 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1928/29 - 1937/38
Profile

Edward van der Merwe was a superb allround sportsman who represented his university at rugby, football, athletics and cricket, going on to play cricket and rugby for Transvaal. A competent wicketkeeper, he toured England in 1929 and Australia and New Zealand in 1931-32 as understudy to Jock Cameron. His two Test appearances were six years apart - the first against England in 1929 and the second in Australia in 1935-36.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Pool B: Boland v Namibia at Paarl - Mar 23-25
Namibia 279 & 106/3 (38 ov) Boland 250
Cross Pool: Gauteng v Border at Johannesburg - Mar 23-25
Gauteng 492/3d Border 95/2 (30.2 ov)
Pool A: North West v S West D at Potchefstroom - Mar 23-25
S West D 226 & 169/8 (48 ov) North West 272
Pool A: Northerns v Northern Cpe at Pretoria - Mar 23-25
Northern Cpe 134 & 183/6 (61.1 ov) Northerns 292
Cross Pool: W Province v KZN-Inland at Cape Town - Mar 23-25
W Province 270 & 95/2 (28 ov) KZN-Inland 307
3rd Test: New Zealand v South Africa at Hamilton
Mar 25-29, 2017 (11:00 local | 22:00 GMT -1d | 18:00 EDT -1d | 17:00 CDT -1d | 15:00 PDT -1d)
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