Full name George Derek Varnals
Born July 24, 1935, Durban, Natal
Current age 81 years 364 days
Major teams South Africa, Eastern Province, Natal, Transvaal
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm bowler
|Test debut||South Africa v England at Durban, Dec 4-8, 1964 scorecard|
|Last Test||South Africa v England at Cape Town, Jan 1-6, 1965 scorecard|
|First-class span||1955/56 - 1964/65|
A right-hand batsman and good close fielder, Derek Varnals forced his way into the South African side with 111 in over four hours for Natal when they were struggling against MCC. But in the three Tests against England he struggled and was soon discarded.
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