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John Wheatley      

Full name John Wheatley

Born January 8, 1860, Singleton, New South Wales, Australia

Died April 19, 1962, Waimate, Canterbury (aged 102 years 101 days)

Major teams Canterbury

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 12 20 1 254 53 13.36 0 1 3 2
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5w 10
First-class 12 55 3 2/27 18.33 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1882-1904
Profile

John Wheatley, of Waimate, South Canterbury, New Zealand, died on April 20, aged 102. Born on January 8, 1860, he is thought to have been the only first-class cricketer so far to have reached the age of 100. He played for Canterbury fourteen times between 1882-83 and 1903-04, later becoming a Canterbury selector. His best score was 53 against the Queensland touring side of 1896-97, while in his last game for Canterbury, being manager of the team, he filled a vacancy and made 45 against Hawke's Bay.
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