Doug Meintjes      

Full name Douglas James Meintjes

Born June 9, 1890, Pretoria, Transvaal

Died July 17, 1979, Johannesburg, Transvaal (aged 89 years 38 days)

Major teams South Africa, Transvaal

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 2 3 0 43 21 14.33 0 0 0 3 0
First-class 52 78 7 1146 87 16.14 0 2 25 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 2 4 246 115 6 3/38 4/69 19.16 2.80 41.0 0 0 0
First-class 52 2698 91 8/63 29.64 1 1
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v England at Johannesburg, Feb 9-13, 1923 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v England at Durban, Feb 16-22, 1923 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1910-1926
Profile

Doug Meintjes played two Tests for South Africa against England in 1922-23 as a fast-medium bowler who could bat. He took six wickets for 115 and all the wickets were top-order batsmen. Meintjes was picked for the South African tour of England in 1924 but was never close to the Test team. Later, he became secretary to the Wanderers Cricket Club and was South African manager in 1948-49.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
1st Test: South Africa v West Indies at Centurion - Dec 17-20
South Africa won by an innings and 220 runs
Dolphins v Warriors at Pietermaritzburg - Dec 18-21
Warriors 353 & 75/2 Dolphins 370
Cape Cobras v Lions at Cape Town - Dec 18-21
Lions 413 & 75/3 Cape Cobras 306
Pool B: Gauteng v KZN-Inland at Johannesburg - Dec 18-20
Gauteng 224 & 150 KZN-Inland 184 & 75/7
Cross Pool: Griq West v Boland at Kimberley - Dec 18-20
Boland won by 7 wickets
Knights v Titans at Bloemfontein - Dec 18-21
Titans 366 & 367/7d Knights 185 & 45/3
Pool A: North West v Northerns at Potchefstroom - Dec 18-20
North West 243 & 375/6d Northerns 250 & 150/2
Namibia U19 v KZN In U19 at Pretoria - Dec 20
KZN In U19 won by 8 wickets (with 231 balls remaining)
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