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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
2nd Investec Test: England v Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street - May 27-31
England 498/9d & 33/0 (9.2 ov, target 79) Sri Lanka 101 & 475 (f/o)
Northants v Essex at Northampton - May 28-31
Northants 444 Essex 548/6 (135.5 ov)
Notts v Durham at Nottingham - May 28-31
Notts 534 Durham 432/9 (105.5 ov)
Somerset v Surrey at Taunton - May 28-31
Surrey 264 & 138 Somerset 102 & 169/4 (45 ov, target 301)
Sussex v Derbyshire at Hove - May 28-31
Derbyshire 150 & 82/3 (36 ov) Sussex 447/8d
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 29-Jun 1
Leics 341 Kent 117/2 (44 ov)
Middlesex v Hampshire at Northwood - May 29-Jun 1
Middlesex 467/3d Hampshire 83/4 (35.3 ov)
Worcs v Gloucs at Worcester - May 29-Jun 1
Worcs 439 Gloucs 112/1 (43.5 ov)
Yorkshire v Lancashire at Leeds - May 29-Jun 1
Yorkshire 308 Lancashire 167/8 (56.1 ov)
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