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Full name Kenneth Alexander Walter
Born November 5, 1939, Johannesburg, Transvaal
Died September 13, 2003, Sandton, Johannesburg (aged 63 years 312 days)
Major teams South Africa, Transvaal
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm fast
|Test debut||South Africa v New Zealand at Durban, Dec 8-12, 1961 scorecard|
|Last Test||South Africa v New Zealand at Johannesburg, Dec 26-29, 1961 scorecard|
Kenneth Walter was lively opening bowler who made an impressive start to his career at just 18, against the 1957-58 touring Australians. With his fifth ball he claimed Colin McDonald and also dismissed Jim Burke and Richie Benaud. In 1961/62 he was selected for his Test debut against New Zealand - in the same match as Colin Bland and Peter Pollock - and started well, taking 4-63 at Durban. However, he only took one wicket in the second Test at Wanderers and ended with just two caps. He was also an accomplished golfer, winning the President's Cup in 1972.
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