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Full name Quintin McMillan
Born June 23, 1904, Germiston, Transvaal
Died July 3, 1948, Randfontein, Transvaal (aged 44 years 10 days)
Major teams South Africa, Transvaal
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Legbreak googly
|Test debut||England v South Africa at Lord's, Jun 29-Jul 2, 1929 scorecard|
|Last Test||New Zealand v South Africa at Wellington, Mar 4-7, 1932 scorecard|
|First-class span||1928/29 - 1931/32|
Quintin McMillan was a South African legspinner who played 13 Tests between 1929 and 1932. After 20 wickets in 11 Tests he took 16 in his last two, including two five-fors as South Africa beat New Zealand at Christchurch and Wellington. McMillan then retired to pursue a business career, and was only 44 when he died in his native Transvaal in 1948.
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