Full name Cyril Leverton Vincent
Born February 16, 1902, Johannesburg, Transvaal
Died August 24, 1968, Bulwer, Durban, Natal (aged 66 years 190 days)
Major teams South Africa, Transvaal
Batting style Left-hand bat
Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox
|Test debut||South Africa v England at Johannesburg, Dec 24-27, 1927 scorecard|
|Last Test||England v South Africa at The Oval, Aug 17-20, 1935 scorecard|
|First-class span||1920/21 - 1942/43|
Cyril Vincent, who died on August 24, 1968, aged 66, was a left-arm spinner and capable lower-order batsman who played 25 Tests for South Africa between 1927-28 and 1935- However, he only ever played in two Currie Cup matches, apparently because he could not get time off work. He was renowned for bowling long spells tirelessly. At Durban in 1930-31 he took 6 for 51 against England to secure the rubber for South Africa and he had match figures of 8 for 149 in the Headingley Test of 1935. He was later chairman of the South African selectors.
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