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Tony Pithey      

Full name Anthony John Pithey

Born July 17, 1933, Umtali (now Mutare), Rhodesia

Died November 17, 2006, Southbroom, Natal (aged 73 years 123 days)

Major teams Rhodesia, South Africa, Western Province

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Relation Brother - DB Pithey

Anthony John Pithey
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 17 27 1 819 154 31.50 1 4 2 3 0
First-class 124 213 16 7073 170 35.90 13 41 59 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 17 1 12 5 0 - - - 2.50 - 0 0 0
First-class 124 22 17 0 - - - 4.63 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v England at Durban, Jan 25-30, 1957 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v England at Port Elizabeth, Feb 12-17, 1965 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1950-1969
Profile

Rhodesian-born Tony Pithey's 17-Test career had one distinct highlight: a patient 154 against England at Cape Town in 1964-65. It was his only Test hundred. Able to bat as an opener or lower down the order, he was an accumulator rather than a strokemaker, and was fearless against fast bowling. His final Test series - against England - was his best, with his 462 runs coming at 51.33. But his runs came slowly - the 154, made on a good pitch, took six hours and his 95 in the next Test was equally pedestrian. He was named in the side to tour England in 1965 but didn't make the trip, withdrawing for business reasons. His brother David also played eight Tests for South Africa.
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