Vernon Ransford      

Full name Vernon Seymour Ransford

Born March 20, 1885, South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria

Died March 19, 1958, Brighton, Melbourne, Victoria (aged 72 years 364 days)

Major teams Australia, Victoria

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

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Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 20 38 6 1211 143* 37.84 1 7 1 10 0
First-class 142 219 24 8268 190 42.40 25 32 74 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 20 3 43 28 1 1/9 1/9 28.00 3.90 43.0 0 0 0
First-class 142 1692 888 29 6/38 30.62 3.14 58.3 1 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v England at Sydney, Dec 13-19, 1907 scorecard
Last Test Australia v England at Sydney, Feb 23-Mar 1, 1912 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1903-1928
Profile

Vernon Seymour Ransford, who died at Melbourne on March 19, the day before his 73rd birthday, was an attractive left-handed batsman and fine deep fieldsman for Australia and Victoria. He first appeared for his State in 1903-4 and between then and 1925-6 he scored 4,350 runs for them, including twelve centuries, average 37.24. Against New South Wales at Sydney in 1908-9 he hit a century in each innings, 182 and 110, and almost made three in successive innings against the same opponents, for he put together 94 in the first meeting at Melbourne.

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Mar 16, 1914

Arthur Sims' Australian XI 1913-14 touring team to New Zealand. Back row (from left): Les Cody, Frank Laver, L Black, Charles Dolling, Arthur Mailey, William MacGregor, Bill Ferguson (scorer), Victor Trumper, Colin McKenzie. Middle row: Mrs Noble, Monty Noble, Arthur Sims (captain), Warwick Armstrong, Mrs Armstrong. Front row: Jack Crawford, Gar Waddy, Vernon Ransford, Herbie Collins.

Arthur Sims' Australian XI 1913-14 touring team to New Zealand

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1909

A portrait of the Australian team that contested the 1909 Ashes in England

A portrait of the Australian team that contested the 1909 Ashes in England

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1910

Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Test: Australia v Pakistan at Abu Dhabi - Oct 30-Nov 3
Pakistan 358/3
Victoria v NSW at Melbourne - Oct 31-Nov 3
NSW 266/8
South Aust v Queensland at Adelaide - Oct 31-Nov 3
Queensland 314/4
Western Aust v Tasmania at Perth - Oct 31-Nov 3
Tasmania 118/6
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