Alan Finlayson      

Full name Alan Gordon Finlayson

Born September 1, 1900, Port Elizabeth, Cape Province

Died October 28, 2001, Greenacres, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Province (aged 101 years 57 days)

Major teams Eastern Province

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 2 4 0 40 30 10.00 0 0 2 0
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5w 10
First-class 2 19 1 1/19 19.00 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1921-1922
Profile

Wisden Obituary
Finlayson, Alan Gordon, died in Port Elizabeth on October 28, 2001, aged 101. He was the second South African cricketer to reach 100 and, as far as is known, the ninth first-class cricketer; the others are listed on page 176 of Wisden 2000. A right-handed allrounder, Alan Finlayson played twice for Eastern Province in the 1921-22 Currie Cup, scoring 40 runs at 10.00 and taking one for 19. His younger brother Charles, who died aged 50 in 1953, played four games for Eastern Province.

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