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Tom O'Dwyer      

Full name Thomas Edmund O'Dwyer

Born November 5, 1919, Bridgetown, Western Australia

Died September 1, 2005, Perth, Western Australia (aged 85 years 300 days)

Major teams Western Australia

Nickname The Bowling Baritone

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 15 23 4 305 51 16.05 0 1 8 0
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5w 10
First-class 15 1415 41 7/79 34.51 3 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1946-1960
Profile

Tom O'Dwyer was an orthodox slow left-armer who played for Western Australia immediately after WW2 just as they were admitted to the Sheffield Shield. A year after his debut he was one of the side which won the tournament in WA's first season, with O'Dwyer starring in the decider against Queensland at Brisbane, scoring 46 and 11 not out batting at No. 7 and taking 7 for 79 (his career best) and 2 for 46.

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