Sydney Burke      

Full name Sydney Frank Burke

Born March 11, 1934, Pretoria, Transvaal

Current age 80 years 284 days

Major teams South Africa, North Eastern Transvaal, Orange Free State

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 2 4 1 42 20 14.00 0 0 1 0 0
First-class 58 98 10 2334 111 26.52 1 11 24 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 2 3 660 257 11 6/128 11/196 23.36 2.33 60.0 0 2 1
First-class 58 5154 241 7/11 21.38 12 4
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v New Zealand at Cape Town, Jan 1-4, 1962 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v England at Cape Town, Jan 1-6, 1965 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1954-1968
Profile

Sydney Burke was a right-arm fast-medium bowler who made a dramatic debut against New Zealand at Cape Town in 1961-62, taking 11 for 196 in 81 overs. Surprisingly, he was made 12th man for the next Test and then discarded. His second - and final - Test came three years later against England at Cape Town when he went wicketless. He managed the South African Universities side which toured England in 1967.

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 & 129/5 Cape Cobras 306
Pool B: Gauteng v KZN-Inland at Johannesburg - Dec 18-20
Gauteng won by 99 runs
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 & 140/3
Pool A: North West v Northerns at Potchefstroom - Dec 18-20
North West 243 & 375/6d Northerns 250 & 222/5
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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