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Mary Spear      

Full name Mary Frances Spear

Born September 11, 1913, Bath, Somerset

Died April 10, 2006, Crickhowell (aged 92 years 211 days)

Major teams England Women

Playing role Middle-order batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Mary Frances Spear
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
Tests 4 2 1 16 9 16.00 0 0 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 4 8 702 81 14 5/15 5/17 5.78 0.69 50.1 0 1 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia Women v England Women at Brisbane, Dec 28-31, 1934 scorecard
Last Test New Zealand Women v England Women at Christchurch, Feb 16-18, 1935 scorecard
Test statistics
Profile

Mary Spear, a bowler, was a member of the pioneering England women's side who played the first ever Test after sailing to Australia and New Zealand in 1934-35.
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Latest Photos

Jan 10, 2008

Mary Spear lets one go during England's tour of Australia and New Zealand in 1934-35, National Library of Australia

Mary Spear lets one go during England's tour of Australia and New Zealand in 1934-35

© National Library of Australia

Jan 20, 1935

Anne Palmer is bowled for 11 as Mary Spear, Betty Snowball and Joy Partridge look on, Australia v England, 3rd women’s Test, Melbourne, January 20, 1935

Anne Palmer is bowled for 11

© ESPNcricinfo Ltd

Country Fixtures Country Results
Gloucs v Durham at Bristol - Apr 21-24
Gloucs 303 & 175/3 (53 ov) Durham 419
Hampshire v Yorkshire at Southampton - Apr 21-24
Hampshire 455 Yorkshire 231 & 178/3 (61 ov) (f/o)
Kent v Derbyshire at Canterbury - Apr 21-24
Kent won by 169 runs
Lancashire v Somerset at Manchester - Apr 21-24
Lancashire 109 & 423/7 (149 ov) Somerset 278
Leics v Glamorgan at Leicester - Apr 21-24
Leics 420 & 200/3 (56 ov) Glamorgan 426
Middlesex v Essex at Lord's - Apr 21-24
Middlesex 507/7d & 239/3d Essex 295 & 19/0 (6 ov, target 452)
Warwickshire v Surrey at Birmingham - Apr 21-24
Warwickshire 332 & 162/4 (57 ov) Surrey 437
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