Edward van der Merwe      

Full name Edward Alexander van der Merwe

Born November 9, 1903, Rustenburg, Transvaal

Died February 26, 1971, Auckland Park, Johannesburg, Transvaal (aged 67 years 109 days)

Major teams South Africa, Transvaal

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 2 4 1 27 19 9.00 0 0 0 3 0
First-class 27 36 9 287 35* 10.62 0 0 35 29
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 27 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut England v South Africa at Leeds, Jul 13-16, 1929 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v Australia at Durban, Feb 28-Mar 3, 1936 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1928-1938
Profile

Edward van der Merwe was a superb allround sportsman who represented his university at rugby, football, athletics and cricket, going on to play cricket and rugby for Transvaal. A competent wicketkeeper, he toured England in 1929 and Australia and New Zealand in 1931-32 as understudy to Jock Cameron. His two Test appearances were six years apart - the first against England in 1929 and the second in Australia in 1935-36.
Martin Williamson

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 & 166/7 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 & 180/3
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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