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Okey McCabe      

Full name AN McCabe

Born 1904

Died November 19, 1977 (aged 73 years)

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Only Test South Africa v New Zealand at Durban, Dec 11-15, 1953 scorecard
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The death of `Okey' McCabe in Durban as far back as November 19 has only recently come to light. He was 73. A first-class umpire from 1948 to 1957, he stood in one Test against New Zealand at Durban in 1953-54. There were remarkable coincidences concerning his first and last Currie Cup matches. In his first he stood with the late Dan Draper, a Test umpire, whose last Currie match this was. When McCabe in turn came up to his last Currie match the umpire at the other end was Dan Draper's son, Gordon (also to become a Test umpire) who was making his first Currie Cup appearance.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Pool B: Boland v E. Province at Paarl - Feb 11-13
E. Province won by an innings and 93 runs
Pool B: Easterns v KZN-Inland at Benoni - Feb 11-13
Easterns 404 & 207/5d KZN-Inland 305 & 76/3 (17.5 ov, target 307)
Cross Pool: North West v Free State at Potchefstroom - Feb 11-13
North West won by an innings and 79 runs
Cross Pool: S West D v Gauteng at Oudtshoorn - Feb 11-13
Gauteng 211 & 146 S West D 252 & 24/0 (6.4 ov, target 106)
Knights v Lions at Bloemfontein - Feb 13
Knights 169 Lions 103/4 (25.2/50 ov)
Warriors v Cape Cobras at Port Elizabeth - Feb 13
Warriors 256/8 Cape Cobras 66/2 (14.4/50 ov)
Dolphins v Titans at Durban - Feb 13
Dolphins 56/1 (14.2/50 ov)
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