Full name Bertie Brownlow
Born May 20, 1920, Portland, New South Wales
Died October 22, 2004, Hobart, Tasmania (aged 84 years 155 days)
Major teams Tasmania
Batting style Left-hand bat
Fielding position Wicketkeeper
|First-class span||1952/53 - 1956/57|
A left-hand batsman and wicketkeeper, Bertie Brownlow played eight times for Tasmania in their pre-Sheffield Shield days in the 1950s before becoming a state selector and serving for years as an administrator, including a stint as chairman of the Tasmanian Cricket Association. He often joked about his first-ball duck, inflicted by Trevor Bailey, when he played against the 1954-55 England tourists.
The Wisden Cricketer
Tasmania First-Class Career Span: 1952-57
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