Full name Gerald Edward Bond
Born April 5, 1909, Cape Town, Cape Province
Died August 27, 1965, Cape Town, Cape Province (aged 56 years 144 days)
Major teams South Africa, Western Province
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
|Only Test||South Africa v England at Johannesburg, Dec 24-28, 1938 scorecard|
|First-class span||1929/30 - 1938/39|
Gerald Bond was an attacking right-hand batsman whose one Test - against England at Johannesburg in 1938-39 - was a disappointment (he scored 0 and took 0 for 16). His moment of glory came when he scored 170 - his only first-class hundred - for Western Province when they amassed 664 for 6 against Natal at Durban in 1936-37.
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