Kenneth Hands      

Full name Kenneth Charles Myburgh Hands

Born March 22, 1892, Stellenbosch, Cape Province

Died November 18, 1954, Paris, France (aged 62 years 241 days)

Major teams Oxford University, Western Province

Batting style Right-hand bat

Education Diocesan College, Rondebosch; University College, Oxford

Relation Brother - RHM Hands, Brother - PAM Hands

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 31 60 7 1543 171* 29.11 3 4 12 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 31 891 568 17 4/25 33.41 3.82 52.4 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1912-1931
Profile

Kenneth Hands, who died in Paris on November 18, aged 62, was the youngest of three brothers who played cricket for South Africa, though his own appearance was in one of the unofficial Test matches against the Hon. Lionel Tennyson's English team of 1924-25. After gaining a Blue at rugby football in 1912, he was tried for the Oxford University cricket XI before returning to South Africa, where he played regularly for Western Province from 1921 to 1931. In all first-class matches, he scored 1,543 runs average 29.11. Of his three centuries, the highest was 171 not out against Natal in a Currie Cup match at Cape Town in 1925-26.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
NPS v Sth Africa A at Darwin
Jul 31, 2014 (10:00 local | 00:30 GMT | 20:30 EDT | 19:30 CDT | 17:30 PDT)
1st Youth Test: England U19 v S Africa U19 at Cambridge
Aug 1-4, 2014 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
1st unofficial Test: Australia A v Sth Africa A at Townsville
Aug 7-10, 2014 (09:30 local | 23:30 GMT | 19:30 EDT | 18:30 CDT | 16:30 PDT)
2nd Youth Test: England U19 v S Africa U19 at Northampton
Aug 7-10, 2014 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Only Test: Zimbabwe v South Africa at Harare
Aug 9-13, 2014 (10:00 local | 08:00 GMT | 04:00 EDT | 03:00 CDT | 01:00 PDT)
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