Eric Rowan      

Full name Eric Alfred Burchell Rowan

Born July 20, 1909, Johannesburg, Transvaal

Died April 30, 1993, Edenvale, Johannesburg, Transvaal (aged 83 years 284 days)

Major teams South Africa, Eastern Province, Transvaal

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Relation Brother - AMB Rowan

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 26 50 5 1965 236 43.66 3 12 0 14 0
First-class 157 258 17 11710 306* 48.58 30 54 83 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 26 2 19 7 0 - - - 2.21 - 0 0 0
First-class 157 443 168 4 3/11 42.00 2.27 110.7 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v South Africa at Nottingham, Jun 15-18, 1935 scorecard
Last Test England v South Africa at The Oval, Aug 16-18, 1951 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1929-1954
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May 2, 1951

The 1951 South African tour party to England. Back row (left to right): Clive van Ryneveld, Athol Rowan, John Waite, Jackie McGlew, Roy McLean, Cuan McCarthy, Russell Endean, Michael Melle and Percy Mansell. Sitting: Geoffrey Chubb, Eric Rowan, Dudley Nourse, Jack Cheetham, George Fullerton and Norman Mann

The 1951 South African tour party to England

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Mar 3, 1939

The South Africa side for the Timeless Test, South Africa v England, 5th Test, Durban, March 3, 1939.  TA Deevin (manager), Eric Rowan, Chud Langton, Pieter van der Bijl, ES Newson, Ronnie Grieveson, Norman Gordon. Front: Ken Viljoen, Bruce Mitchell, Alan Melville (capt),  Eric Dalton, Dudley Nourse.

The South Africa side for the Timeless Test

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1952

Country Fixtures Country Results
Cross Pool: KZ-Natal v E. Province at Durban - Oct 30-Nov 1
KZ-Natal 308/6d E. Province 53/7
Cross Pool: Boland v W Province at Paarl - Oct 30-Nov 1
Boland 159 W Province 384
Pool A: Border v North West at East London - Oct 30-Nov 1
North West 187 & 15/0 Border 197
Cross Pool: Free State v Northerns at Bloemfontein - Oct 30-Nov 1
Northerns 247 Free State 217/5
Cross Pool: S West D v Namibia at Oudtshoorn - Oct 30-Nov 1
Namibia 130 & 7/2 S West D 242
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