Full name Vincent Maximillian Tancred
Born July 7, 1875, Port Elizabeth, Cape Province
Died June 3, 1904, Florida, Roodepoort, Transvaal (aged 28 years 332 days)
Major teams South Africa, Transvaal
Batting style Right-hand bat
Fielding position Wicketkeeper
|Only Test||South Africa v England at Johannesburg, Feb 14-16, 1899 scorecard|
|First-class span||1897/98 - 1898/99|
Vincent Maximillian Tancred, a brother of Messrs. A. B. and L. J. Tancred, the well-known South African cricketers, shot himself at Johannesburg on June 3rd, being then but 29 years of age. He was a good allround cricketer, useful as batsman, bowler, and wicket-keeper, and was among the reserves for the team which visited England last summer. He played for South Africa and the Transvaal against Lord Hawke"s team in 1898-9, and for the Transvaal against the Australians in 1902.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack
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