Full name Charles James Edward Smith
Born December 25, 1872, Gamtoos River, Cape Colony
Died March 27, 1947, Johannesburg, Transvaal (aged 74 years 92 days)
Major teams South Africa, Transvaal
Batting style Right-hand bat
Relation Half-brother - HE Smith
|Test debut||South Africa v Australia at Johannesburg, Oct 11-14, 1902 scorecard|
|Last Test||South Africa v Australia at Cape Town, Nov 8-11, 1902 scorecard|
|First-class span||1893/94 - 1904/05|
Charles James Edward Smith, an elder brother of H. E. Smith of the 1907 South African team, died at Johannesburg on March 27, aged 74. He played for Transvaal from 1894 to 1904. Against the Australian team of 1902 he scored 58 and 71 not out for Transvaal XV, and in the three Test matches made 106 runs, average 21.20, including 45 at Cape Town.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack
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